Definition of Krung Thep in English:

Krung Thep

proper noun

  • Situated to the east across the Chao Phraya river from the old capital of Bangkok, this was the site of the new capital founded by King Rama I in 1782. The modern city encompasses both sites.

    Thai name for Bangkok

Pronunciation:

Krung Thep

/ˌɡrʊŋ ˈteɪp/