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Naypyidaw: Myanmar's mysterious capital
In February 2017, the travelling geographer Darmon Richter paid a tour of the enigmatic city and found that many of these depictions were not quite correct. "In February I had the opportunity to see Naypyidaw for myself, but it was not like the city I had expected. "This city is far from empty, and there are only certain parts of it that even far away look like a spook city.
I certainly will not say that Naypyidaw is not strange, but this beautiful city was strange in a way I could never have foreseen." They also argue that the greatness of Naypyidaw is highly controversial, it has been said that the city is anywhere between 4000km and 7000km. "Naypyidaw is only a small town, about 260 sqkm.
What I think happens is that a reporter has been looking at the Naypyidaw State area and confusing it with Naypyidaw City.
Googles map of Naypyidaw (Nay Pyi Taw)
Naypyidaw (Nay Pyi Taw), the new capitol of Myanmar, is shown in full screen. Originally established in 2005 in an unexplored, relatively isolated area just westwards of the city of Pyinmana and the Shan Hills mountains in southern Myanmar. Myanmar's new government is more centrally situated within the state, half way between Myanmar's two capitals:
Mandalay, the north' city and Yangon, the biggest city, former capitol and the economical centre of the state. It will include ministries, defence headquarter, the Central Bank of Myanmar, four clinics, some banks, the National Library, several marshes, National Herbal Park, at least four course types, a Keystone Cafe, a pool area and a wildlife area.
Naypyidaw with major traffic routes, zooming out to find the site of Naypyidaw Airport (IATA code: NYT), 16 km south-east of Naypyidaw. Please use the following contact sheet to find a site. Click on the "Map" pushbutton to see only the card.