Thailand is traditionally divided into 4 regions: North, Central, Isan (Eastern-Thailand), and Southern Thailand. Today for various reasons Thailand is divided into 6 regions, or more precisely 6 regional groups of Thai provinces.
Is Bangkok a region?
Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep.
|Bangkok กรุงเทพมหานคร Krung Thep Maha Nakhon|
|Settled||c. 15th century|
|Founded as capital||21 April 1782|
What is the most popular region in Thailand?
Thailand Region Guides
- Bangkok. Steeped in ancient history and culture, Bangkok is the capital city and gateway to Thailand. …
- Phuket. Renowned as Thailand’s hottest tourist destination, Phuket is a vibrant party playground. …
- Koh Samui. …
- Phi Phi Islands. …
- Krabi. …
- Khao Lak.
How safe is Thailand?
Thailand is generally a safe country to visit, but it’s smart to exercise caution, especially when it comes to dealing with strangers (both Thai and foreigners) and traveling alone. Assault of travelers is relatively rare in Thailand, but it does happen. Possession of drugs can result in a year or more of prison time.
How do you say full name in Bangkok?
What is the real name of Bangkok? Bangkok’s full name is pronounced something like this: Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.