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
Seal
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
Country Thailand
Province Chonburi
Mueang Mueang Pattaya
Government
 • Type Self-administrating municipality
 • Mayor Pol.Maj.Gen. Anan Charoenchasri
Area
 • Total 22.2 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 107,406
 • Density 4,838/km2 (12,531/sq mi)
  Registered residents only
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
ISO 3166-2 TH-S
Website www.pattaya.go.th

Pattaya (Thai: พัทยา, About this sound พัทยา ) 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]

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