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Thonburi

Thon Buri (Thai: ธนบุรี) is an area of modern Bangkok. It was capital of Thailand from 1767 to 1782, during the reign of King Taksin, after the previous capital Ayutthaya was sacked by the Burmese. It is located on the opposite bank of Chao Phraya River to Bangkok. Before being made the capital, Thon Buri was an important garrison town at the mouth of the river.

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Thonburi (disambiguation)
... Thonburi was the capital of Siam, the precursor of Thailand, from 1768–1782, and Thailand's second largest city until 1972 ... a district in Bangkok comprising part of the former city of Thonburi Thonburi Kingdom, the period in Thai history during which Thonburi was capital King Thonburi, an alternative name for King Taksin, who reigned during ...
Siege Of Bangkok - Siege of Bangkok - Thonburi Fortress
... bank (the Bangkok fortress) and one on the right bank (the Thonburi fortress) ... As the Siamese were using the Thonburi fortress advantageously, the French decided to launch an attack against it and destroy it ...
Thonburi - Administration
... At the time of the merger, Thonburi province consisted of 9 districts (Amphoe) ... Thon Buri District (Thai อำเภอธนบุรี) Bangkok Yai District (Thai อำเภอบางกอกใหญ่) Khlong San District (Thai อำเภอคลองสาน) Taling Chan District (Thai อำเภอตลิ่งชัน) Bangkok Noi District (Thai อำเภอบางกอกน้อย) Bang Khun Thian District (Thai อำเภอบางขุนเทียน) Phasi Charoen District (Thai อำเภอภาษีเจริญ) Nong Khaem District (Thai อำเภอหนองแขม) Rat Burana District (Thai อำเภอราษฎร์บูรณะ) As of 2012, these have been reorganized into 15 districts ...
King Mongkut's University Of Technology Thonburi - History
... King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi can trace its origin to the Thonburi Technical College (TTC) which was established on February 4, 1960 by the ... institutes are under the Department of Vocational Education Thonburi Technical Institute (TTI), North Bangkok Technical Institute, and Nonthaburi Telecommunication Institute ... TTC thus became KMIT Thonburi campus ...