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Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep , or Krung Thep Maha Nakhon , IPA: [kru?t?e?p maha?nak?on]), is the capital and largest city of Thailand, with an official 1990 population of 8,538,610. Bangkok is located at 1345?N 10031?E [1], on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River, near the Gulf of Thailand. Bangkok is one of the fastest-growing, most economically dynamic cities in Southeast Asia. Local people like to think that it is emerging as a regional centre to rival Singapore and Hong Kong, but it suffers from major infrastructure and social problems as a result of its rapid growth. The World Meteorological Organization has dubbed Bangkok the world's hottest city. It is also one of the world's most popular tourist destinations.
Bangkok is the economic center of Thailand. The Chao Phraya River allows Bangkok to function as a port. The Stock Exchange of Thailand is located in Bangkok. Tourism is a major source of revenue. Bangkok Chinatown is located on Yaowarat Road known as the gold shops street. The city contains many Buddhist temples (known in Thai as Wat), among the best known being Wat Pho, Wat Phra Kaeo, Wat Suthat, Wat Ratchanadda and Wat Arun. Khao San Road, near the Grand Palace complex, is a popular destination for young backpackers. The Loi Krathong festival of light is a popular time for tourists to visit with impressive fireworks displays along the river accompanied by many lit up boats parading up and down the river. Bangkok's educational and cultural facilities include several universities, a fine arts academy, a national theater and a national museum. Processed food, timber, and textiles are leading exports. Industrial plants include rice mills, cement factories, sawmills, oil refineries, and shipyards. The city is a famous jewelry center, buying and selling silver and bronzeware. Although technically illegal, prostitution is a fairly open in certain notorious parts of Bangkok, making the city a popular destination for sex tourism.

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