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.
The 12 largest population areas in Thailand
|Rank||Urban areas||Number of people*|
|1.||Bangkok (Krung Thep)||18 927 786|
|2.||Pattaya – Chonburi||1 421 425|
|3.||Chiang Mai||1 310 910|
|4.||Udon Thani||455 329|
|5.||Nakhon Ratchasima||444 023|
|7.||Hat Yai||193 732|
|9.||Khon Kaen||148 674|
|10.||Surat Thani||132 324|
|11.||Ubon Ratchathani||127 994|
|12.||Nakhon Si Thammarat||121 059|
*Reference year 2015.