Bangkok

曼谷(潮州話:曼谷 [muaŋ˩ kiok̚˥],潮州拼音:mang6gog4;泰語:บางกอก,皇家轉寫:Bangkok [bāːŋ kɔ̀ːk], 聆聽),官方名字恭貼瑪哈納空(泰語:กรุงเทพมหานคร,皇家轉寫:Krung Thep Maha Nakhon,當地口音 [kɹūŋ tʰêːp mahǎː nákʰɔ̄ːn], 聆聽;標準泰語 [krūŋ tʰêːp mahǎː nákʰɔ̄ːn]),泰國口語簡稱恭貼(潮州話:軍貼 [kuŋ˧ tʰiap̚˥],潮州拼音:gung1tieb4;泰語:กรุงเทพ,當地口音 [kɹūŋ tʰêːp], 聆聽;標準泰語 [krūŋ tʰêːp]),是泰國首都與最大城市,在當地華人社區亦作泰京,為泰國政治、經濟、貿易、交通、文化、科技、教育與各方面中心。 --來自 維基百科


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