Cities

RTUS will be working with young urbanists in five cities in five regions of Thailand: Chiang Mai in the North, Khon Kaen in the Northeast, Kanchanaburi in the West, Hat Yai in the South and Bangkok in the Centre

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Bangkok

Bangkok (Full name: Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit) is a capital of Thailand. The name means “a vast city like a god city”

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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the second largest city of Thailand and it’s in the north.It has a population of approximately 1.76 million people which ranked number five in the country. It used to be the capital of the Lanna Kingdom. “Kham Muang” is a local dialect along with distinctive cultural identities. There are countless tourist attractions. Chiang Mai is known as a city of creativity and it was selected to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network – Crafts and Folk Art in 2017.

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Hat Yai

Hat Yai is a district in Southern Thailand with multiculturalism which is shown in religions, architecture and identities. There are several influences of food here, for example, mainly Chinese and Muslilm Malayu in some areas. Hat Yai is a prominent hub of transportation in the South linking domestic travels and neighbouring countries like Malaysia. This makes Hat Yai grow as an important city in a short period of time. Hat Yai is also a hub of economy as well as the biggest medical hub in the region.

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Kanchanaburi

Hat Yai is a district in Southern Thailand with multiculturalism which is shown in religions, architecture and identities. There are several influences of food here, for example, mainly Chinese and Muslilm Malayu in some areas. Hat Yai is a prominent hub of transportation in the South linking domestic travels and neighbouring countries like Malaysia. This makes Hat Yai grow as an important city in a short period of time. Hat Yai is also a hub of economy as well as the biggest medical hub in the region.

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Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen is in the middle of the Northeastern region of Thailand at 450 kilometers away from Bangkok. khon kaen was founded 230 years ago and has seen a rapid economic and societal growth in the 1960s. A great number of infrastructure developments were introduced during that time while it was becoming a hub of Isan's economy in regards to government offices, education, medical and industry.

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