Bangkok Province: Bangkok Country: Thailand
Bangkok By The Numbers:
6.3 million city; 9.9 million metro area Land Area: 612 square miles/ 1585 sq kilometres Average Annual Rainfall: 59 inches/ 150 centimetres Average January Temperature: 79 degrees F/ 26 degrees C Average July Temperature: 84 degrees F/ 29 degrees C
Major Industries: Electronics, Textiles, Tourism Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz; standard two-pin plug Time Zone: + 7 Country Dialing Code: 66 Area Code: 02
Did You Know?
Bangkok is sinking at the alarming rate of 2 inches/5 centimetres per year.
Bangkok is located in south-central Thailand, just north of the Gulf of Thailand. Cambodia lays directly east, Myanmar west and northwest, and Laos northeast.