Ayutthaya Kingdom

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July 3, 2022

Krungsri Ayutthaya or Ayutthaya Kingdom It was the kingdom of the Thai Siam people (Central Thai) in the Chao Phraya River Basin during the period 1893 to 1767 with Ayutthaya as the center of power or the royal capital. They also have trade relations with many nations. Until it is regarded as a center of international trade such as China, Vietnam, India, Japan, Persia, as well as western nations such as Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands (Holland), England and France, which at a time was able to expand the territory of the royal country to the Shan State of Burma. Lanna Kingdom, Yunnan Province, Lan Xang Kingdom, Khmer Empire and the present Malay Peninsula

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Ayutthaya is an island surrounded by three rivers: the Pa Sak River to the east, the Chao Phraya River to the west and the South. and the Lopburi River to the north Originally, this area was not an island. But King U-Thong intended to dig a trench connecting the three rivers. to provide a natural defense against the enemy The location of Ayutthaya is not far from the Gulf of Thailand. Make Ayutthaya a center of trade with foreigners. and may be considered "Inner port city" because it is the economic center of the region. There are more than 40 kinds of goods from wars and tributes. even if the city is not by the sea It is estimated that around 1600 A.D. Ayutthaya had a population of about 300,000 and possibly as high as 1,000,000. Around 1700 B.E. Ayutthaya was sometimes referred to as "Venice of the East", this area is now part of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District. Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province The area that used to be the capital of Thailand is Ayutthaya Historical Park.