# Interesting Facts About Bangkok

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Bangkok is visited by millions of visitors every year. It is a vibrant city with various cultural markings. It is not thousands of years old like other Asian cities but it is as beautiful and interesting to visit. So, do you think you can pass our small quiz about interesting facts about Bangkok? Take our quiz and find out now.

• 1.

### In how many districts is the city of Bangkok divided?

• A.

50

• B.

55

• C.

67

• D.

57

A. 50
Explanation
Bangkok is divided into 50 districts. Each district has its own unique characteristics and attractions, making Bangkok a diverse and vibrant city. These districts are further divided into sub-districts, creating a complex administrative structure for the city. With 50 districts, Bangkok offers a wide range of experiences for residents and visitors, from historical sites and cultural landmarks to modern shopping malls and bustling markets.

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• 2.

### How many Thai companies are listed on the Forbes 2000?

• A.

15

• B.

17

• C.

18

• D.

22

B. 17
Explanation
There are 17 Thai companies listed on the Forbes 2000.

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• 3.

### How many skyscrapers are over 90 m tall in the city?

• A.

600

• B.

420

• C.

500

• D.

581

D. 581
Explanation
The correct answer is 581. This means that there are 581 skyscrapers in the city that are over 90 m tall.

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• 4.

### Where is the business district situated?

• A.

In si Lom

• B.

In Shi Lom

• C.

In Si Loom

• D.

In Si Moom

A. In si Lom
Explanation
The business district is situated in Si Lom.

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• 5.

### What's the Gini Coefficient of the city?

• A.

0.48

• B.

0.58

• C.

0.68

• D.

0.70

A. 0.48
Explanation
The Gini Coefficient is a measure of income inequality within a population. It ranges from 0 to 1, where 0 represents perfect equality and 1 represents maximum inequality. A Gini Coefficient of 0.48 suggests that there is a moderate level of income inequality in the city. This means that there are some disparities in income distribution, but it is not extremely unequal.

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• 6.

### What's Bangkok's average elevation level?

• A.

1.5m above sea level

• B.

2m above sea level

• C.

2m above sea level

• D.

3 m above sea level

A. 1.5m above sea level
Explanation
Bangkok's average elevation level is 1.5m above sea level.

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• 7.

### How many seasons does the city experience?

• A.

3

• B.

4

• C.

5

• D.

2

A. 3
Explanation
The city experiences three seasons.

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• 8.

### How is Bangkok called in Thai?

• A.

Knung Thop

• B.

Thop pop

• C.

Knung pop

• D.

Knunh chop

A. Knung Thop
Explanation
Bangkok is called "Krung Thep" in Thai, which is the correct answer. The other options provided in the question are not the correct Thai names for Bangkok.

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• 9.

### When was the city of Bangkok founded?

• A.

21st April 1982

• B.

22nd April 1983

• C.

23rd April 1982

• D.

21st April 1981

A. 21st April 1982
• 10.

### Who is the current governor of Bangkok?

• A.

Ashin Kwanuan

• B.

Asher Kwan

• C.

Aswin Kwannuang

• D.

Ashwin Kwannuand

C. Aswin Kwannuang
Explanation
Aswin Kwannuang is the current governor of Bangkok.

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