Bangkok is the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand known as "city of angels". It gives tourist a rich insight into Buddhism, architecture and the hustle and bustle of Bangkok.
Pattaya City is a self-governing municipal area which covers the whole tambon Nong Prue and Na Kluea and parts of Huai Yai and Nong Pla Lai. The city is in the heavily industrial Eastern Seaboard zone, along with Si Racha, Laem Chabang, and Chonburi. It has a population exceeding 100,000 (2007). Pattaya is the centre of the Pattaya-Chonburi Metropolitan Area - the conurbation in Chonburi Province - with a total population exceeding 1,000,000.