The BBC's Rachel Harvey walks an empty highway in Burma's capital city
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A rare look inside Burma's capital city

Burma's capital city, Naypyidaw, was for years an isolated refuge for an authoritarian military government.

Built in 2005, until recently, few foreigners were invited to visit.

But a new semi-civilian government took power last year, and has embarked on a series of reforms.

Diplomats and political leaders from around the world have been beating a path to the nation's new capital, to offer support for the changes under way.

The BBC's Rachel Harvey has been granted rare access to film inside the capital.

  • 14 Feb 2012
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