The capital of Thailand, Bangkok, officially Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (กรุงเทพมหานคร), is situated in the central part of the country, bordering the provinces of Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan, Chachoengsao, Pathum Thani and Nonthabur. It is on the Chao Phraya River Delta – this river cuts the city, feeding a vast network of canals, and flowing towards the Gulf of Thailand, about 25 kilometres to the south. Beautiful riverfronts are part of this lively, cosmopolitan, and huge city with an exciting nightlife and exquisite temples. 

Population: over 8 million

Main attractions: Grand Palace, Temples: Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, Wat Saket,  Wat Traimit, Erawan Shrine, Jim Thompson House, Dusit Zoo, Lumphini Park, Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World, King Rama IX Park, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Asiatique The Riverfront, Rot Fai Train Night Market Srinakarin, Terminal 21

Nearest Airports: Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK – ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ); Don Mueang International Airport (DMK – ท่าอากาศยานดอนเมือง)

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