Nay Pyi Taw is the administrative
capital of the Union of Myanmar. Centrally located, it is
391 km from Yangon and 302 km from Mandalay, being easily
accessible from all parts of the Union.
The environs of
Nay Pyi Taw comprise (8) townships viz. Zeyar Thiri, Pohbba
Thiri, Uttara Thiri, Zabu Thiri, Dekina Thiri, Pyinmana,
Lewe and Tatkone Townships. Nay Pyi Taw Airport is about 30
minutes from Nay Pyi Taw. All domestic carriers operate
daily flights from Nay Pyi Taw to the commercial capital,
Yangon, and the cultural capital Mandalay. There are flights
via Nay Pyi Taw to tourist destinations such as Bagan, Heho,
Sittwe, Myitkyina, Kyaing Tong and others.
Nay Pyi Taw Station is on the main Yangon-Mandalay rail
line. It takes nine hours by train to get from Yangon to
Naypyidaw. Nay Pyi Taw Airport, located 10 miles southeast
of the city, is served by all domestic airlines. Air Bagan,
Air Mandalay, Myanma Airways and Yangon Airways, with
regular flights to Yangon and other cities across the
country. A new highway from Yangon to Nay Pyi Taw has been
opened recently and now the travelling time from Yangon to
Nay Pyi Taw is only about 4 hours drive.
The City Hall (Nay Pyi Taw)
City Hall is one of the prominent Land Marks of Nay Pyi Taw,
in which Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee establishes its
headquarters which undertakes tasks for development of Nay
Pyi Taw. State occasions are held with the accompaniment of
the tune of National Anthem played by State Orchestra in Nay
Pyi Taw City Hall. That indicates Nay Pyi Taw,
administrative City of the Union of Myanmar.
Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC)
It is located on 16 acres of land with 312, 000 square feet
in Zabuthiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw. It was built by the
People’s Republic of China and completed on 15 March 2010.
The MICC has plenary hall that can accommodate 1900 persons.
The MICC building is formed with listening rooms, holding
rooms, meeting rooms, VIP summit room, news briefing room,
singing room and the 720 persons capacity Banquet Hall.