How many words is Bangkok’s official name?

Does Bangkok have the longest name?

The city with the Guinness book record for the longest name of a place is Bangkok. … This is not the first time that Bangkok has considered relocating their capital and mixed reviews were received, unsurprisingly.

How do you say Bangkok in Thai?

This would either be ‘krung thep maha nakhon’ (กรุงเทพมหานคร) or just ‘krung thep’ (กรุงเทพ).

Why is Thailand not called Siam?

The name Siam came from a Sanskrit word, syam. … A forceful nationalist and moderniser, he changed the country’s name to Thailand. The change was part of Phibun’s determination to bring his people into the modern world and at the same time to emphasise their unique identity.

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