Military headquarters were located in a separate compound from the government ministries, and civilians have been banned from entering either. Vendors are restricted to a commercial zone near the government offices. On 27 March 2006, more than 12,000 troops marched in the new capital in its first public event: a massive military parade to mark Armed Forces Day—which is the anniversary of then Burma's 1945 uprising against the Japanese occupation of Burma. Filming was restricted to the concrete parade ground which contains three enormous sculptures—depictions of the Burmese kings Anawrahta, Bayinnaung and Alaungpaya, who are considered the three most important kings in Burma's history (History of Burma). The city was officially named Naypyidaw during these ceremonies. Commons:Category:Naypyidaw
; leader_name Thein Nyunt leader_title Chairman latd 19 latm 45 lats longd 96 longm 6 longs elevation_ft elevation_m 115 timezone MST (Time in Burma) utc_offset +06:30
web title News Briefs (New air destinations) work The Myanmar Times publisher Myanmar Consolidated Media url http: www.myanmar.com myanmartimes MyanmarTimes16-320 news_brief.htm date 12 June 2006 accessdate 29 June 2006 Since April 2009, the airport is undergoing major expansion to handle up to 3.5 million passengers per year.
: www.nationmultimedia.com aec Call-for-amending-Nay-Pyi-Taw-Development-Law-30249641.html Call for amending Nay Pyi Taw Development Law' , ''The Nation'', December 12, 2014. Education '''Naypyidaw''' *No. 1 Basic Education High School '''Yezin''' (a few kilometers northeast of Naypyidaw and Pyinmana) *Yezin University of Veterinary Science (University of Veterinary Science, Yezin) *Yezin Agricultural University * University of Forestry, Yezin Yezin University
, such as Mandalay, which was called north of Yangon, with construction starting in 2002.<
Nations#ASEAN Summits ASEAN summit conducted in Naypyitaw in November 2014. Construction of the villas was begun in 2010 by the government. However funds were limited so the project was later put out to tender for completion by private sector investors. Details of the tender process are unclear but ten companies were chosen to participate in the activity including firms owned by prominent business people known to have close connections with the government. '
hospitals of the Burmese Defence Services Medical Academy (Defence Services Medical Academy (Burma)). The nearby towns of Lewe, Pyinmana, and Tatkon each have one hospital. Communications Since 2009, Naypyidaw has had mobile phone coverage. Media In March 2014, Naypidaw was one of the locations featured on the British motoring show Top Gear (Top Gear (2002 TV series)) during a two part special event in Burma. Consequences
Military headquarters were located in a separate compound from the government ministries, and civilians have been banned from entering either. Vendors are restricted to a commercial zone near the government offices. On 27 March 2006, more than 12,000 troops marched in the new capital in its first public event: a massive military parade to mark Armed Forces Day—which is the anniversary of then Burma's 1945 uprising against the Japanese occupation of Burma. Filming was restricted
On 6 November 2005, the administrative capital of Burma was officially moved to a greenfield (Greenfield land) 3.2 km west of Pyinmana, and approximately 300 km north of Yangon (Rangoon), the previous capital. The capital's official name was announced
(downtown) and eight surrounding townships. Downtown is further divided into four wards. Pyinmana (Pyinmana Township), Lewe (Lewe Township), and Tatkon (Tatkon Township) townships were all formerly part of Yamethin District. Oathara Thiri
2006, Burmese Armed Forces Day. Much of the city is still under construction, which is set to be completed by around 2012. Marshall Cavendish Corporation (2007). ''World and Its Peoples: Eastern and Southern Asia.'' Marshall Cavendish. p. 650. As of 2009, the population was 925,000,
name Nay Pyi Taw native_name other_name Naypyitaw official_name Nay Pyi Taw pushpin_label_position bottom pushpin_map Burma pushpin_map_caption Location of Nay Pyi Taw, Burma settlement_type Capital City image_skyline Uppatasanti Pagoda-02.jpg image_size 400px image_caption Uppatasanti Pagoda, Nay Pyi Taw image_map State seal of Burma.svg map_caption subdivision_type Country subdivision_name Burma subdivision_type1 Division (Administrative divisions of Burma) subdivision_name1 Naypyidaw Union Territory subdivision_type2 Subdivisions subdivision_name2 8 townships unit_pref Imperial area_code 067 area_footnotes area_total_km2 705.437 population_as_of 2014 census population_blank1_title Ethnicities population_blank2_title Religions population_density_km2 auto population_footnotes Department of Population, Myanmar. population_note population_total 1558367 coordinates_display d coordinates_region MM established_date 2005 established_date2 2008 established_title Settled established_title2 Incorporated government_footnotes leader_name Thein Nyunt leader_title Chairman latd 19 latm 45 lats longd 96 longm 6 longs elevation_ft elevation_m 115 timezone MST (Time in Burma) utc_offset +06:30 website '''Naypyidaw''' ( The 24th and 25th ASEAN Summit as well as the Ninth East Asia Summit were held in Naypyidaw. It is also one of the host cities for 2013 Southeast Asian Games.