Bangkok is the capital and largest city of and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its main city. Its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, intense heat and naughty nightlife do not immediately give you a warm welcome — but don't let your first impression mislead you.

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is an exclusive area in with fancy condominiums, hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs.

, also known as Island, is the historic centre of , where most of Bangkok's "must see" sights can be found, including the Grand Palace and Wat Pho.

is a small road about a block from the Chao Phraya River at the northern side of .

is the closest Bangkok gets to Wall Street, with glistening skyscrapers all boasting the names of financial institutions.


is Bangkok's multicultural district, located west of and southeast of .

is a vast district that consists of the entire west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.

area is Bangkok's main shopping drag and its BTS Skytrain station is often considered as the centre of the city.

is centred around Road, a major arterial road that starts at Victory Monument and runs parallel to and eventually merges with Viphavadi Rangsit Road in the north of .

is a shopping district in . It is a major market area with thousands of fashion stores that sell wholesale with cheap prices guaranteed, especially if you buy in bulk.

is the district that follows the northeastern portion of Road.

is a leafy, European-style area that functions as the political centre of Thailand.

is a vast district that lies along Road, a major arterial road in east .

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Amharic: ባንኮክ, Arabic: بانكوك, Armenian: Բանգկոկ, Azerbaijani: Banqkok, Belarusian: Бангкок, Bengali: ব্যাংকক, Bishnupriya: চাংৱাত ব্যাংকক, Bulgarian: Банкок, Burmese: ဘန်ကောက်မြို့, Central Kurdish: بانکۆک, Chinese: 曼谷, Chuvash: Бангкок, Eastern Mari: Бангкок, Egyptian Arabic: بانكوك, English: The City of Angels, Esperanto: Bankoko, French: Bangkok, Georgian: ბანგკოკი, German: Bangkok, Greek: Μπανγκόκ, Hakka Chinese: Màn-kuk, Hebrew: בנגקוק, Hindi: बैंकॉक, Interlingue: Banghok, Irish: Bancác, Italian: Bangkok
Japanese: バンコク, Kannada: ಬ್ಯಾಂಕಾಕ್, Kazakh: Бангкок, Komi-Permyak: Бангкок, Korean: 방콕, Lao: ບາງກອກ, Latin: Bancocum, Latvian: Bangkoka, Lithuanian: Bankokas, Macedonian: Бангкок, Malayalam: ബാങ്കോക്ക്, Marathi: बँकॉक, Mirandese: Banguecoque, Mongolian: Бангкок, Newari: बैंकक, Occitan (post 1500): Bangkòk, Ossetian: Бангкок, Panjabi: ਬੈਂਕਾਕ, Persian: بانکوک, Portuguese: Bancoque, Portuguese: Bangkok, Portuguese: Banguecoque, Pushto: بانګکوک, Russian: Бангкок, Rusyn: Банкок, Serbian: Бангкок
Sinhala: බැංකොක්, Spanish: Bangkok, Tai languages: กรุงเทพ, Tajik: Бангкок, Tamil: பேங்காக், Thai: กรุงเทพ, Thai: กรุงเทพมหานคร, Thai: กรุงเทพฯ, Tibetan: པན་ཀོག, Uighur: بانگكوك, Ukrainian: Бангкок, Urdu: بنکاک, Western Panjabi: بنکاک, Wu Chinese: 曼谷, Yakut: Баҥкок, Yiddish: באנגקאק, Amphoe Phra Nakhon, Bangkok Metropolis, Bankok, Changwat Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahintarayutthaya Maha Dilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Buri Rom Udom Ratchaniwet Maha Sathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakka Thattiya Witsanukam Prasit, Krungdeb, Phra Nakhon, Siayuthia
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