Bangkok the city of angels. In addition to being the capital of Thailand, Bangkok is the largest and most populous city in the country. It has about 10 million inhabitants and is known among Thais as Krung Thep which means “city of angels”. Bangkok was built in 1767, after the fall of the former capital Ayutthaya.
Why is Bangkok called City of Angels?
Only after 15 years, Thonburi was collapsed because of disorder. In 1782, King Rama I, founder of the Chakri Dynasty, began Rattanakosin Period by moving the capital from Thonburi to the new capital, named Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), or the City of Angels.
What do you call a person from Bangkok?
Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for PERSON FROM BANGKOK [thai]
What city’s full name is 21 words long?
In the United States, the cities of Winchester-on-the-Severn in Maryland, and Washington-on-the-Brazos in Texas are the longest place names at 21 letters each, although they do have hyphens to make them a little easier on the eye.