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Nonthaburi

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Nonthaburi (Thai: นนทบุรี, pronounced [nōn.tʰáʔ.bū.rīː]) is the principal city of the district and province of the same name in Thailand.

Nonthaburi

นนทบุรี
City of Nonthaburi
เทศบาลนครนนทบุรี
Nonthaburi Museum, formerly Nonthaburi Provincial Hall
Nonthaburi Museum, formerly Nonthaburi Provincial Hall
Official seal of Nonthaburi
Seal
Nonthaburi is located in Bangkok Metropolitan Region
Nonthaburi
Nonthaburi
Nonthaburi is located in Thailand
Nonthaburi
Nonthaburi
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 13°51′03″N 100°31′20″E / 13.85083°N 100.52222°E / 13.85083; 100.52222Coordinates: 13°51′03″N 100°31′20″E / 13.85083°N 100.52222°E / 13.85083; 100.52222
Country Thailand
ProvinceNonthaburi
DistrictMueang Nonthaburi
Incorporated (town)14 February 1937
Incorporated (city)25 September 1995
Government
 • TypeCity Municipality
 • MayorSomnuek Thanadeechakul
Area
 • Total38.90 km2 (15.02 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2012)
 • Total258,550
 • Density6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postcode
11000
Area code(+66) 2
Websitenakornnont.go.th

It has city municipality (thesaban nakhon) status and covers five subdistricts (tambon) of Mueang Nonthaburi District: Suan Yai, Talat Khwan, Bang Khen, Bang Kraso and Tha Sai. As of January 2012, it has a registered population of 258,550, making it the most populous city municipality in Thailand (excluding Bangkok). Due to its location close to Bangkok the city is considered a suburb of Bangkok, part of the Bangkok Metropolitan Area, or Greater Bangkok.

Nonthaburi is served by public transport systems including the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority bus system, the Chao Phraya Express Boat, and the newly opened MRT Purple Line.


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