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Nay Pyi Taw (Burma)


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    • Naypyidaw (Burma)
    • Naypyitaw (Burma)
    • Nay Pyi Daw (Burma)
    • Ne Praññʻ Toʻ (Burma)
    • Ne Pyi Daw (Burma)
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        Burma
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  • Sources

    • found: The map of Naypyitaw, Myanmar, street directory, 2007.
    • found: GEOnet, Dec. 12, 2007(PPL, 19°44ʹ42ʺN, 96°07ʹ47ʺ; Naypyidaw; Ne Pyi Daw; Nay Pyi Taw)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 7, 2007(Naypyidaw; Nay Pyi Taw; Ne Praññʻ Toʻ (Burmese script); Naypyidaw is the national capital of Myanmar, located in Kyatpyae Village of Pyinmana Township of Mandalay Division; the capital's official name was announced on Armed Forces Day in March 2006)
    • found: Britannica online, September 12, 2015(Nay Pyi Taw, also spelled Nay Pyi Daw or Naypyidaw, city, capital of Myanmar (Burma). Nay Pyi Taw was built in the central basin of Myanmar in the early 21st century to serve as the country's new administrative centre. In 2004 construction of Nay Pyi Taw began on an isolated site near the city of Pyinmana, some 200 miles (320 km) north of the then capital city of Yangon (formerly Rangoon); proclaimed the capital in March 2006) - http://www.britannica.com/place/Nay-Pyi-Taw
    • found: Wikipedia, September 12, 2015(Naypyidaw (officially spelled Nay Pyi Taw and Naypyitaw; formerly known as Kyetpyay, Pyinmana or Kyatpyay, Pyinmana) is the capital city of Myanmar, also known as Burma. It is administered as the Naypyidaw Union Territory, as per the Constitution. On 6 November 2005, the administrative capital of the country was officially moved to a greenfield 3.2 km (2.0 mi) west of Pyinmana, and approximately 320 km (200 mi) north of Yangon (Rangoon), the previous capital. The capital's official name was announced on 27 March 2006; 19°45ʹN 96°6ʹE)
    • found: GEOnet, September 12, 2015(Nay Pyi Taw; variants: Naypyidaw; Ne Pyi Daw; capital of a political entity, Burma, first-order administrative division: Nay Pyi Taw, 19°44ʹ42ʺN, 096ʹ07ʹ47ʺE (19.745, 96.129722))
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    • 2007-12-11: new
    • 2015-09-13: revised
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