Pattaya

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Pattaya
พัทยา
Special Governed City
Pattaya City เมืองพัทยา
From left: Nong Nooch Garden, Pattaya sunset, Pattaya Beach, The Sanctuary of Truth, Walking Street
From left: Nong Nooch Garden, Pattaya sunset, Pattaya Beach, The Sanctuary of Truth, Walking Street
Official seal of Pattaya
Pattaya is located in Thailand
Pattaya
Pattaya
Location of Pattaya on the Gulf of Thailand
Coordinates: 12°56′N 100°53′E / 12.933°N 100.883°E / 12.933; 100.883Coordinates: 12°56′N 100°53′E / 12.933°N 100.883°E / 12.933; 100.883
CountryThailand
ProvinceChonburi
MueangMueang Pattaya
Government
 • TypeSelf-administrating municipality
 • MayorPol.Maj.Gen. Anan Charoenchasri
Area
 • Total22.2 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total107,406
 • Density4,800/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
 Registered residents only
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
ISO 3166-2TH-S
Websitewww.pattaya.go.th

Pattaya (Thai: พัทยา, audio speaker iconพัทยา ) is a city in Thailand. It is on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, about 165 km southeast of Bangkok.

Tourism[change | change source]

In 2016, 65% of the tourists (coming to the city) where foreigners. Of foreigners there were most Chinese, followed by Russians, and then by Koreans, and then by Indians, and then by Germans.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Limited, Bangkok Post Public Company. "TAT: Tourists flocking to Pattaya, outlook is good". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 2022-03-21.
  2. "Hotels in Pattaya". hotelhunter.nl. Retrieved 2022-03-21.