Thai cities and regions

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Thai cities and regions

Thailand is often limited to a few emblematic cities such as Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi, Chiang Mai. However, with its 60 million inhabitants, the regions of Greater Siam offer a very rich cultural range.

Small inventory of Thai cities and regions. For each, a guide containing useful, but also cultural information to prepare and fully enjoy your trip.


Thai cities

The 12 largest population areas in Thailand

RankUrban areasNumber of people*
1.Bangkok (Krung Thep)18 927 786
2.Pattaya – Chonburi1 421 425
3.Chiang Mai1 310 910
4.Udon Thani455 329
5.Nakhon Ratchasima444 023
6.Phuket378 364
7.Hat Yai193 732
8.Lampang157 531
9.Khon Kaen148 674
10.Surat Thani132 324
11.Ubon Ratchathani127 994
12.Nakhon Si Thammarat121 059

*Reference year 2015.