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The World's Longest Place Names



Ben Goulding of Pig Jockey has a list of the world's longest place names, including Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateahaumaitawhitiurehaeaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu. That's a hill in New Zealand. Because it's such a long name, most people just call it Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu for short.

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Nice.

I always kind of doubt that people use the full names of these places, but I guess I'd have to visit to really find out.
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how about the full name of Bangkok, Thailand.
Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasi
i.e. Bangkok or Krungthep
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My attempt at the correct Maori pronunciation is:

Toe mata fucka tangi hanga ko our a tama tea a how my ta fiti uree ha ear turi pooka piki maun ga horo nuku pokai fenua kitana tahu
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