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ˈbæŋ kɒk, bæŋˈkɒkBangkok

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bangkok, capital of Thailand, Krung Thep(noun)

    the capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture


  1. Bangkok(ProperNoun)

    The capital of Thailand. Also known as u201CKrung Thepu201D or u201CKrungthepu201D ().


  1. Bangkok

    Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres in the Chao Phraya River delta in Central Thailand, and has a population of over eight million, or 12.6 percent of the country's population. Over fourteen million people live within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan Region, making Bangkok an extreme primate city, dwarfing Thailand's other urban centres in terms of importance. Bangkok traces its roots to a small trading post during the Ayutthaya Kingdom in the 15th century, which eventually grew in size and became the site of two capital cities: Thonburi in 1768 and Rattanakosin in 1782. Bangkok was at the heart of Siam's modernization during the later nineteenth century, as the country faced pressures from the West. The city was the centre stage of Thailand's political struggles throughout the twentieth century, as the country abolished absolute monarchy and underwent numerous coups and uprisings. The city grew rapidly during the 1960s through the 1980s and now exerts a significant impact among Thailand's politics, economy, education, media and modern society.

How to pronounce Bangkok?

  1. Alex
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How to say Bangkok in sign language?

  1. bangkok


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bangkok in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bangkok in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Bangkok in a Sentence

  1. Taweesin Wisanuyothin:

    Cases in Bangkok remain high, but numbers in the provinces are fluctuating.

  2. Koen Olthuis:

    One of the best projects I've seen to cope with climate-related disasters is Bangkok in 1850. The city was 90 percent on water - living on barges on water, there was no flood risk, there was no damage. The water came, the houses moved up and down.

  3. Tony Fernandes:

    Air travel is made for Asia, you can generally drive from one end of Europe to another or take a train, but that's not the case here. You want to try driving from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok? Good luck, mate!

  4. Max Henn:

    The Atlanta is frozen in time, that is why our regular guests -- friends -- come back, because they know that walking into The Atlanta they are walking into another world, a different world from the world around them elsewhere in Bangkok.

  5. Vivian Tan:

    In many urban settings, the demand for RSD exceeds processing capacities. In Bangkok, UNHCR has been working to speed up processing times.

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