Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, in Thai where an "angel capital" means the country's political, economic, cultural and transportation center, was listed as the second largest city in Southeast Asia. More than 2000 years ago, Bangkok was originally a being known as the "mud sea" of wetlands. In 1782, Thailand's King Rama I moved the capital Bangkok, with the Buddhist scriptures in Pali to the new capital, played a long name, the title will be a lot of good they all add to the name of this new capital, the Thai people referred to it as " A total of Tai Fu, "while foreigners call it" Bangkok. "
Bangkok plains region, only 0.5-1.5 m above sea level, with an area of about 1600 square kilometers of its territory in Nonthaburi Province, north and Baton Thani, Samut Prakan south house House and Lung Tsai, East adjoin the north Willow House and the Baton Thani, Nonthaburi Province, west, and the Lung Tsai Clan House. Beauty of the Chao Phraya River north-south north-south, winding down to Bangkok, one into two, and empties into the Gulf of Thailand. Once upon a time, the Bangkok city river aspect, freight frequently, water is very busy trade fairs, the "Venice of the East," said. Today, urban development makes the most of the rivers are filled, leaving only a few of the Chao Phraya River. Chao Phraya River for a modern new town east of Bangkok, the government's top executive organs such as the Royal Palace, Parliament, Government House, the courts and hotels, business centers, airports, docks, factories, entertainment Deng Jun concentrated on these. Chao Phraya River west of the old city Thonburi is more exquisite gardens, still maintains the traditional colors. 200 years, Bangkok, from a fishing village into a big city is now optimized.
Bangkok is divided into 38 counties, population about 800 million. Southeast Asia, Bangkok is a major international city, is an international exchange center. Of the United Nations headquarters in the Asia-Pacific Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East headquarters, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, the World Bank's branches, and the ASEAN organization's headquarters, as well as more than 20 international institutions, regional offices and an international College - Asian Institute of Technology are located here. Bangkok is also 32 members of the "World Buddhist Association" in headquarters. Annually in various international conferences held here as much as two to three hundred times.
Bangkok is Thailand's cultural and educational well-developed city. It brings together about 80% of Thailand's institutions of higher learning, the prestigious Chulalongkorn University and the University of comprehensive political, economic, known Thammasat University are located here.
Bangkok's traffic is also very well developed. Thailand's railways and roads are in Bangkok as the center, leading to the country. Bangkok, about 20 kilometers north of Don Muang airport is a major aviation hub in Southeast Asia, one of the largest international traffic or airport terminals, international flights can fly direct to Asia, Europe, America and Oceania, more than 50 cities. Bangkok, Thailand's largest deep-water port is the port, is in Thailand and the world famous rice output ports.
Bangkok is Thailand's largest industrial and commercial city. Bangkok, the country focused on more than 50% of industrial enterprises, textile, oil refining and automobile assembly industries, as well as sculptures, gold and silver making, willow weaving and other handicraft rattan. Thailand's commodity market dazzling, variety, especially in jewelery, antique wood carvings, ceramics, etc. The most well-known.