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Offline JBG

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Re: Should Poor Countries Build New Capital Cities
« on: December 18, 2017, 07:27:45 am »
Can you contextualize the reasons for those changes?
Here's my guess.
It seems that these countries are desperately poor lands that do not have a new capital among the top of their needs lists. If I had to guess, these cities were built first so that the ruling classes would not have to put up with a teeming, crowded city such as Rio. Also, the cities, I believe, are major ego trips for the ruling classes.

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