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Bangkok has the longest city name in the World

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The world knows the Thai capital as Bangkok, but locals refer to their city as Krungthep or 'City of Angels'. The full, 169-characters long name has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest name of a place. If you really want to challenge yourself, try pronouncing the full name without pausing:

Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahinthara Yutthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udom Ratchaniwet Mahasathan Amonphiman Awatansathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukamprasit.

Roughly, this translates to :

City of angels, the great city of immortals, the magnificent city of the nine gems, seat of the king, city

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