Most interesting facts about Thailand

 

Hey, what’s up you my friends! Here is the first post of most interesting facts about Thailand!

Did you know that:
1) Thailand became a popular touristic country due to war in Vietnam. There were placed many military bases and places to rest for US soldiers. Most popular city among Americans was Pattaya.

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2) Official name of the capital city of Thailand registered in The Guinness Book of Records as the longest city name of the world. Full name of the capital is «Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit».

That means «City of angels, the great city, the city – the eternal treasure, impregnable city of Indra God, the grand capital of the world, endowed with nine precious stones, happy city, full of abundance, a grand Royal Palace resembling the divine abode where reincarnated god reigns, the city given by Indra and built by Vishvakarmanom».

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3) Until 1913 most of Thais has never had a surnames, only names. Also, greeting «sawatdee» appeared in times of Second World War, heretofore citizens greet each other asking «have you ate already?».

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Look for more facts soon!

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