As Thailand’s massive capital, Bangkok serves as a driving force for the rest of the country and the region. The city’s Thai name, Krungthep, translates to the “City of Angels” and even centuries after Siamese kings chose this spot along the Chao Phraya River as the royal capital, it’s clear there’s something uniquely special about this sprawling city. Modern skyscrapers rise into the sky while people grab snacks from street-side stalls, luxury malls and hotels jostle for space with Buddhist shrines and local fresh markets. Bangkok is a thriving mix of cultures, communities, histories, cuisines and endless contradictions, making it a fascinating place to live and study abroad. Home to Thailand’s best and brightest, it also offers you the opportunity to study at one of the country’s top three ranked universities while being introduced to ideas from around the world.

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Central Thailand

City Population

8 Million

Metropolitan Area Population

14 Million

Country Population

66 Million

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