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The Chiang Mai Metropolitan Area has a population of nearly one million people, more than half the total of Chiang Mai Province.
The city is subdivided into four wards (khwaeng): Nakhon Ping, Srivijaya, Mengrai, and Kawila.
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Thailand's islands and beaches may be the ultimate places for a blissed-out break.
But its capital Bangkok stands in stark contrast, a nonstop whirl of street-food stalls, shopping malls and busy roads. Swanky Sukhumvit is the city's bustling modern center, while the infamous Khao San Road is the starting point for many a heavy night.
It is 700 km (435 mi) north of Bangkok and is situated amongst the highest mountains in the country.
The city sits astride the Ping River, a major tributary of the Chao Phraya River.