Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand. Bangkok is situated on the banks of river Chao Phraya. The city occupies 1,568.7 sq.km and has a population of 8 million which is equal to 12.6% of country's population. Bangkok is the economic center of Thailand. The city contributes about 29.1% GDP (Gross Domestic Product). The stock exchange of Thailand is located on Ratchadaphishek road in inner Bangkok. Bangkok is ranked as top destination city by international visitor arrivals in 2016 by Master Card. Bangkok is also called as world's best city. Bangkok is the home town for 42 public hospitals, 98 private hospitals and 4,063 registered clinics. Bangkok city is a part of Asian network. Bangkok experiences three seasons hot, rainy and cool. Climate in Bangkok is under the influence of south monsoon systems. Bangkok city stands first in Thailand’s media industry. Bangkok is split into fifty districts. Bangkok city is locally governed by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA).
When you visit Bangkok do not forget to taste Thai dishes like Kaphrao mu rat khao(Minced Pork Fried Rice), Khanom chin kaeng kiao wan kai (Thai rice noodles), Khao man kai(rice steamed in chicken stock), Khao na pet(rice served with slices of red-roast duck), Khao phat pu(fried rice with crab meat), Kuaitiao luk chin pla(noodle soup with fish balls).
Best Hangout places in Bangkok are Platinum Fashion Mall, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin Night Market, Pan Tip Plaza, Pratunam Market, MBK Center, Union Mall, Victory Monument Market, Central World Bangkok and Terminal 21 Bangkok.