Bangkok to be formally named “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon”

The official for Thailand’s capital is in the means of being modified to its extra formal name “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon,” but its common title “Bangkok” will still be recognised. The Thai Cabinet accredited the identify change in precept, however the order nonetheless must be vetted by authorities officers.
Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, or “Krung Thep” as most Thais say, are shorter versions of the capital’s ceremonial name which is…

Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit

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

According to Thai PBS World, the title “Bangkok” has been in use since November 2001 and came from an outdated space of the capital now often known as Bangkok Noi and Bangkok Yai.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

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