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ID: 1001365
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001365

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Krung Thep (province)  Krung Thep (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 46 49 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.7800  decimal degrees
Long: 100 37 19 E  degrees minutes   Long: 100.6210  decimal degrees

Note: Coterminous with Bangkok Metropolis; changwat (province) located within Central region of Thailand, lying astride the Chao Phraya river; covers an area of 1,565 sq km, encompassing residential, commercial, industrial, administrative, and agricultural areas.

Names:
Krung Thep (preferred,C,V)
Krung Thep Mahanakhon (C,V)
Bangkok (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Thailand (nation)  ........  Thailand (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Krung Thep (province)  ............  Krung Thep (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  created in 1972
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bangkok..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 645
Krung Thep..........  [VP]
.......................  Atlas of Thailand (1982)
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 November 2014
Krung Thep Mahanakhon..........  [VP Preferred]
......................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-90
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Atlas of Thailand (1982)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 645
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 7 November 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-90
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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