Bangkok to be formally named “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon”

The official for Thailand’s capital is within the process of being modified to its more formal identify “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon,” but its widespread identify “Bangkok” will still be recognised. Cheap approved the name change in precept, however the order nonetheless must be vetted by authorities officials.
Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, or “Krung Thep” as most Thais say, are shorter versions of the capital’s ceremonial identify which is…

Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit

….Translating to “City of angels, great metropolis of immortals, magnificent city of the 9 gems, seat of the king, city of royal palaces, residence of gods incarnate, erected by Vishvakarman at Indra’s behest.”

According to Thai PBS World, the identify “Bangkok” has been in use since November 2001 and came from an outdated area of the capital now known as Bangkok Noi and Bangkok Yai.
Remote on the identify change was made by Thailand’s Office of the Royal Society, which also listed the official Thai spellings for other cities together with Kuala Lumpur and Rome..

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