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Thon Buri District
Thon Buri ( th, ธนบุรี, ) is one of the List of districts of Bangkok, 50 districts (''khet'') of Bangkok, Thailand. On the west bank of Chao Phraya River, it was once part of Thonburi, Thon Buri province. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Bangkok Yai district, Bangkok Yai, Phra Nakhon district, Phra Nakhon (across Chao Phraya River), Khlong San district, Khlong San, Bang Kho Laem district, Bang Kho Laem (across Chao Phraya), Rat Burana district, Rat Burana, Chom Thong district, Bangkok, Chom Thong, and Phasi Charoen district, Phasi Charoen. History In addition to the native inhabitants, the district was settled relatively early by foreigners, first Chinese merchants, then the Portuguese after the fall of Ayutthaya Kingdom, Ayutthaya to the Myanmar, Burmese in 1767. In addition to the Chinese and Portuguese, there were also Muslims and Mon people, Mon, from Burma, as well as French priests, particularly in the neighbourhood called Kudi Chin. The area stil ...
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List Of Districts Of Bangkok
Bangkok is subdivided into 50 districts (''khet'', , , also sometimes wrongly called ''Districts of Thailand, amphoe'' as in the other provinces, derived from Pali ''khetta'', cognate to Sanskrit ''kṣetra''), which are further subdivided into 180 subdistricts (''khwaeng'', , ), roughly equivalent to ''tambon'' in the other provinces.Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Interior, Royal Thai Government. As of December 2009

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