What does Bangkok’s real name mean?

What is Thailand’s full name?

Thailand

Kingdom of Thailand ราชอาณาจักรไทย (Thai) Ratcha-anachak Thai
• Rattanakosin Kingdom 6 April 1782
• Constitutional monarchy 24 June 1932
• Current constitution 6 April 2017
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What was Bangkok before?

The name Krung Thep and Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, both shortened forms of the full ceremonial name, began to be used near the end of the 19th century. Foreigners, however, continued to refer to the city by the name Bangkok, which has seen continued use until this day.

Why is Bangkok considered as the city of Angels?

In 1782, King Rama I, founder of the Chakri Dynasty, began Rattanakosin Period by moving the capital from Thonburi to the new capital, named Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), or the City of Angels. … In the reign of King Rama IV and V, there were much development and modernization in Bangkok and Thailand.

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