Russia, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Nigeria are among the states which have recently moved their capital cities. This short video from The Economist explores some of the reasons a country might decide to try a different capital.
In the past century eight countries have changed their capital city pic.twitter.com/rFt9AGzom6
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) January 26, 2017
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