Bangkok

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.

Popular Destinations

is an exclusive area in Bangkok with fancy condominiums, hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs. Photo: Bình Giang, Public domain.

is the closest Bangkok gets to Wall Street, with glistening skyscrapers all boasting the names of financial institutions. Photo: Chainwit., CC BY-SA 4.0.

, also known as Island, is the historic centre of Bangkok, where most of Bangkok's "must see" sights can be found, including the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Photo: kamsky, CC BY 2.0.

is Bangkok's multicultural district, located west of and southeast of . Photo: yeowatzup, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, . Photo: Preecha.MJ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Buddhist temple
, commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in . Photo: Basile Morin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Buddhist temple
Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan or is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, , on the west bank of the . Photo: Diliff, CC BY 2.5.

Museum
The is the main branch museum of the National Museums in and also one of the largest museums in . Photo: ScorpianPK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

is a small road about a block from the Chao Phraya River at the northern side of . Photo: Kevin Poh, CC BY 2.0.

is a vast district that consists of the entire west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. Photo: mikebehnken, CC BY 2.0.

area is Bangkok's main shopping drag and its BTS Skytrain station is often considered as the centre of the city. Photo: Paolobon140, CC0.

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 Bangkok. Photo: Lerdsuwa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a shopping district in Bangkok. It is a major market area with thousands of fashion stores that sell wholesale with cheap prices guaranteed, especially if you buy in bulk. Photo: drflint, CC BY 2.0.

is a leafy, European-style area that functions as the political centre of Thailand. Photo: yeowatzup, CC BY 2.0.

is the district that follows the northeastern portion of Road. Photo: Adbar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a vast district that lies along Road, a major arterial road in east Bangkok. Photo: pittaya, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is one of the 50 districts of Bangkok, . Photo: Hdamm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
District is one of the 50 districts of Bangkok, . Photo: Sry85, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
or Sathorn is one of the 50 districts of Bangkok, . Photo: Ahoerstemeier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bangkok

Latitude
13.7544° or 13° 45' 15.9" north
Longitude
100.493° or 100° 29' 34.9" east
Open Location Code
7P52QF3V+Q6
Population
5,670,000
IATA airport code
BKK
United Nations Location Code
TH BKK
Elevation
12 metres (39 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1628207792
Geo­Names ID
1609350
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Bangkok
  • Afar: Bangkok
  • Afrikaans: Bangkok
  • Albanian: Bangkok
  • Albanian: Bangkoku
  • Amharic: ባንኮክ
  • Amharic: ባንግኮክ
  • Arabic: Bangkok
  • Arabic: بانكوك
  • Aragonese: Bangkok
  • Armenian: Բանգկոկ
  • Armenian: Պանքոք
  • Arpitan: Bangkok
  • Assamese: বেংকক
  • Asturian: Bangkok
  • Azerbaijani: Banqkok
  • Bambara: Bangkok
  • Banjar: Bangkok
  • Bashkir: Бангкок
  • Basque: Bangkok
  • Belarusian: Бангкок
  • Bengali: ব্যাংকক
  • Bhojpuri: बैंकाक
  • Bishnupriya: চাংৱাত ব্যাংকক
  • Bislama: Bangkok
  • Bosnian: Bangkok
  • Breton: Bangkok
  • Bulgarian: Банкок
  • Burmese: ဘန်ကောက်
  • Burmese: ဘန်ကောက်မြို့
  • Catalan: Bangkok
  • Cebuano: Bangkok
  • Central Bikol: Bangkok
  • Central Kurdish: بانکۆک
  • Chavacano: Bangkok
  • Chechen: Бангкок
  • Cheyenne: Bangkok
  • Chinese: Bangkok
  • Chinese: 天使之城,宏伟之城,永恒的宝石之城,永不可摧的因陀罗之城,世界上赋予九个宝石的宏伟首都,快乐之城,充满着像似统治转世神之天上住所的巍峨皇宫,一座由因陀罗给予、毗湿奴建造的城市
  • Chinese: 恭贴
  • Chinese: 恭贴玛哈纳空
  • Chinese: 曼谷
  • Chinese: 泰京
  • Chuvash: Бангкок
  • Cornish: Bangkok
  • Crimean Tatar: Bangkok
  • Croatian: Bangkok
  • Czech: Bangkok
  • Danish: Bangkok
  • Dimli (individual language): Bangkok
  • Dotyali: बैङ्कक
  • Dutch: Bangkok
  • Dutch: Krung Thep
  • Dutch: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
  • Dutch: Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit
  • Eastern Mari: Бангкок
  • Egyptian Arabic: بانكوك
  • English: Krung Thep
  • English: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
  • English: Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit
  • English: The City of Angels
  • Erzya: Бангкок
  • Erzya: Бангкок ош
  • Esperanto: Bangkoko
  • Esperanto: Bankoko
  • Estonian: Bangkok
  • Extremaduran: Bangkok
  • Faroese: Bangkok
  • Fiji Hindi: Bangkok
  • Finnish: Bangkok
  • French: Bangkok
  • French: Krung Thep
  • French: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
  • French: Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit
  • Friulian: Bangkok
  • Galician: Bangkok
  • Galician: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
  • Georgian: ბანგკოკი
  • German: Bangkok
  • German: Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit
  • Greek: Μπανγκόκ
  • Guarani: Vãkoke
  • Gujarati: બેંગકોક
  • Haitian: Bangkok
  • Hakka Chinese: Màn-kuk
  • Hausa: Bangkok
  • Hebrew: בנגקוק
  • Hindi: बैंकॉक
  • Hungarian: Bangkok
  • Icelandic: Bangkok
  • Ido: Bangkok
  • Iloko: Bangkok
  • Indonesian: Bangkok
  • Ingush: Бангкок
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bangkok
  • Interlingue: Banghok
  • Irish: Bancác
  • Italian: Bangkok
  • Italian: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
  • Japanese: クルンテプ
  • Japanese: クルンテープマハーナコーン
  • Japanese: クンテープ
  • Japanese: バンコク
  • Japanese: バンコック
  • Japanese: 曼谷
  • Japanese: 盤谷
  • Javanese: Bangkok
  • Kabiyè: Pankɔkɩ
  • Kalaallisut: Bangkok
  • Kalmyk: Бангкок балһсн
  • Kannada: ಬಾಂಗ್ಕೊಕ್
  • Kannada: ಬ್ಯಾಂಕಾಕ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Bangkok
  • Kazakh: Бангкок
  • Kazakh: Крун Тхеп
  • Kazakh: Крунтеп
  • Khmer: បាងកក
  • Kirghiz: Бангкок
  • Komi-Permyak: Бангкок
  • Komi: Бангкок
  • Korean: 끄룽텝
  • Korean: 끄룽텝 마하나콘
  • Korean: 방콕
  • Kurdish: Bangkok
  • Ladino: Bangkok
  • Lao: Bangkok
  • Lao: ກຸງເທບມະຫານະຄອນ
  • Lao: ບາງກອກ
  • Latin: Bancocum
  • Latvian: Bangkoka
  • Lezghian: Бангкок
  • Ligurian: Bangkòk
  • Limburgan: Bangkok
  • Literary Chinese: 曼谷
  • Lithuanian: Bankokas
  • Livvi: Bangkok
  • Lombard: Bangkok
  • Lower Sorbian: Bangkok
  • Luxembourgish: Bangkok
  • Macedo-Romanian: Bangkok
  • Macedonian: Бангкок
  • Maithili: बैङ्कक
  • Malagasy: Bangkok
  • Malay: Bangkok
  • Malayalam: ബാങ്കോക്ക്
  • Marathi: बँकॉक
  • Mazanderani: بانکوک
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bangkok
  • Min Dong Chinese: Màng-gók
  • Min Nan Chinese: Bangkok
  • Minangkabau: Bangkok
  • Mingrelian: ბანგკოკი
  • Mirandese: Banguecoque
  • Mongolian: Бангкок
  • Moroccan Arabic: بانكوك
  • Nepali: बैंकक
  • Nepali: बैङ्कक
  • Newari: बैंकक
  • Northern Frisian: Bangkok
  • Northern Luri: بانکوک
  • Northern Sami: Bangkok
  • Norwegian: Bangkok
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bangkok
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bangkok
  • Novial: Bangkok
  • Nyanja: Bangkok
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bangkòk
  • Oriya: ବେଙ୍କକ
  • Oriya: ବ୍ୟାଙ୍କକ
  • Ossetian: Бангкок
  • Panjabi: ਬੈਂਕਾਕ
  • Papiamento: Bangkok
  • Pennsylvania German: Bangkok
  • Persian: بانکوک
  • Piemontese: Bangkok
  • Polish: Bangkok
  • Portuguese: Bancoque
  • Portuguese: Bangkok
  • Portuguese: Banguecoque
  • Pushto: بانګکوک
  • Pushto: بنکاک
  • Quechua: Bangkok
  • Romanian: Bangkok
  • Russia Buriat: Бангкок
  • Russian: Бангкок
  • Rusyn: Банкок
  • Samogitian: Bankoks
  • Santali: ᱵᱮᱝᱠᱚᱠ
  • Santali: ᱵᱮᱝᱠᱳᱠ
  • Sardinian: Bangkok
  • Saterfriesisch: Bangkok
  • Scots: Bangkok
  • Scottish Gaelic: Bangkok
  • Serbian: Бангкок
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bangkok
  • Shona: Bangkok
  • Sicilian: Bangkok
  • Silesian: Bangkok
  • Sindhi: بئنڪاڪ
  • Sindhi: بانڪوڪ
  • Sindhi: بنڪاڪ
  • Sindhi: بينڪاڪ
  • Sinhala: බැංකොක්
  • Slovak: Bangkok
  • Slovenian: Bangkok
  • Somali: Bangkok
  • South Azerbaijani: بانکوک
  • Spanish: Bangkok
  • Sundanese: Bangkok
  • Swahili: Bangkok
  • Swedish: Bangkok
  • Swiss German: Bangkok
  • Tagalog: Bangkok
  • Tajik: Бангкок
  • Tamil: பாங்காக்
  • Tamil: பாங்கொக்
  • Tamil: பெங்காக்
  • Tamil: பேங்காக்
  • Tatar: Bangkok
  • Telugu: బ్యాంకాక్
  • Thai: กรุงเทพ
  • Thai: กรุงเทพมหานคร
  • Thai: กรุงเทพมหานคร อมรรัตนโกสินทร์ มหินทรายุธยา มหาดิลกภพ นพรัตนราชธานีบูรีรมย์ อุดมราชนิเวศน์มหาสถาน อมรพิมานอวตารสถิต สักกะทัตติยวิษณุกรรมประสิทธิ์
  • Thai: กรุงเทพฯ
  • Thai: บางกอก
  • Tibetan: པན་ཀོག
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Bangkok
  • Tosk Albanian: Bangkok
  • Turkish: Bangkok
  • Turkmen: Bangkok
  • Twi: Bangkok
  • Udmurt: Бангкок
  • Uighur: Bangkok
  • Uighur: بانگكوك
  • Uighur: باڭكوك
  • Ukrainian: Бангкок
  • Ukrainian: Банґкок
  • Upper Sorbian: Bangkok
  • Urdu: بنکاک
  • Urdu: بینکاک
  • Uzbek: Bangkok
  • Venetian: Bangkok
  • Veps: Bankok
  • Vietnamese: Bangkok
  • Vietnamese: Băng Cốc
  • Vlaams: Bangkok
  • Volapük: Bangkok
  • Võro: Bangkok
  • Waray (Philippines): Bangkok
  • Welsh: Bangkok
  • Welsh: Krung Thep Mahanakhon
  • Western Armenian: Պանկքոք
  • Western Frisian: Bangkok
  • Western Panjabi: بنکاک
  • Wu Chinese: 曼谷
  • Yakut: Баҥкок
  • Yiddish: באנגקאק
  • Yoruba: Bangkok
  • Yue Chinese: 恭貼
  • Yue Chinese: 恭貼瑪哈那空
  • Yue Chinese: 暹京
  • Yue Chinese: 曼谷
  • Yue Chinese: 泰京
  • Yue Chinese: 濱角
  • Zeeuws: Bangkok
  • Zhuang: Bangkok
  • Amphoe Phra Nakhon
  • Bangkok Metropolis
  • Changwat Phra 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
  • Paŋkɔkɩ
  • Phra Nakhon
  • Siayuthia

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