Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, on the Chao Phraya River bank, near the Gulf of Thailand, Bangkok was founded in 1782 by the first monarch of the current Chakri Dynasty - King Rama I and it is now the spiritual, cultural, diplomatic, educational and commercial capital of Thailand. Bangkok covers an area of 1500 km2 and has a population of approximately 10 million people, concentrating over 10% of the country’s population. In terms of size, it is the 22nd largest cit...
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Beijing is the political, economic and cultural centre of China and one of the six ancient cities here, together with Xian, Luoyang, Kaifeng, Nanjing and Hangzhou. It is located in Northern China, in the proximity of Tianjin and Hebei province and covers an area of over 16,410 km², with a population of approximatively 15 million inhabitants. The city is governed as a municipality. Beijing Municipality has a political status equivalent to that of a sheng (province) and is unde...
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