Bangkok to be formally named “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon”

The official for Thailand’s capital is within the means of being changed to its extra formal identify “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon,” but its widespread identify “Bangkok” will nonetheless be recognised. Untold accredited the identify change in principle, but 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 name which is…
Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit
….Translating to “City of angels, great city of immortals, magnificent metropolis of the nine gems, seat of the king, metropolis 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 got here from an old area of the capital now often recognized as Bangkok Noi and Bangkok Yai.
Hidden on the identify change was made by Thailand’s Office of the Royal Society, which also listed the official Thai spellings for different cities together with Kuala Lumpur and Rome..

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