Definition of Krung Thep in English:

Krung Thep

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Pronunciation: /ˌgrʊŋ ˈteɪp
 
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Thai name for Bangkok. Situated to the east across the Chao Phraya river from the old capital of Bangkok, this was the site of the new capital founded by King Rama I in 1782. The modern city encompasses both sites.

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