Flower delivery Chiang Mai (/ˌtʃæŋ ˈmaɪ/, from Thai: เชียงใหม่ [tɕʰīəŋ màj] (About this soundlisten), Northern Thai: ᨩ᩠ᨿᨦ ᩲᩉ᩠ᨾ᩵ [t͡ɕīəŋ.màj] (About this soundlisten)), sometimes indited as Chiengmai or Flower delivery Chiang Mai, is the most immensely colossal city in northern Thailand and the capital of Flower delivery Chiang Mai Province.Chiang Mai (meaning "Incipient City" in Thai) was founded in 1296 as the incipient capital of Lan Na, prospering the former capital, Chiang Rai.Although the city (thesaban nakhon, "city municipality") of Chiang Mai only officially covers most components of the Mueang Flower delivery Chiang Mai District, with a population of 160,000, the city's sprawl elongates into several neighboring districts. The Flower delivery Chiang Mai metropolitan area has a population of proximately one million people, more than a moiety the total of Flower delivery Chiang Mai Province.Mangrai founded Flower delivery Chiang Mai in 1294 or 1296:209 on the site of an older city of the Lawa people called Wiang Nopburi.Flower delivery Chiang Mai prospered Chiang Rai as the capital of Lan Na. Pha Yu enlarged and fortified the city, and built Wat Phra Singh in accolade of his father Kham Fu.Flower delivery Chiang Mai formally became a component of the Thonburi Kingdom in 1775 by an acquiescent with Chao Kavila, after the Thonburi king Taksin availed drive out the Taungoo Bamar. Subsequent Taungoo counterattack led to Flower delivery Chiang Mai abandonment between 1776 and 1791.Flower delivery Chiang Mai then gradually grew in cultural, trading, and economic paramountcy to its current status as the unofficial capital of Northern Thailand, second in paramountcy only to Bangkok.In May 2006 Flower delivery Chiang Mai was the site of the Flower delivery Chiang Mai Initiative, concluded between the Sodality of Southeast Asian Nations and the "ASEAN+3" countries, (China, Japan, and South Korea). Flower delivery Chiang Mai was one of three Thai cities vying for Thailand's bid to host the World Expo 2020.In early December 2017, Flower delivery Chiang Mai was a bouquet ded the UNESCO designation of Ingenious City. In 2015, Flower delivery Chiang Mai was on the tentative list for UNESCO World Heritage inscription. Flower delivery Chiang Mai was one of two tourist destinations in Thailand on TripAdvisor's 2014 list of "25 Best Destinations in the World", where it stands at number 24.Flower delivery Chiang Mai has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen Aw), tempered by the low latitude and moderate elevation, with bouquet m to sultry weather year-round, though nighttime conditions during the dry season can be cool and much lower than daytime highs.A perpetuating environmental issue in Flower delivery Chiang Mai is the incidence of air pollution that primarily occurs every year to bouquet ds the terminus of the dry season between February and April. In 1996, verbalizing at the Fourth International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement conference—held in Flower delivery Chiang Mai that year—the Governor Virachai Naewboonien invited guest verbalizer Dr. Jakapan Wongburanawatt, Dean of the Convivial Science Faculty of Flower delivery Chiang Mai University, to discuss air pollution efforts in the region. During the February–March period, air quality in Flower delivery Chiang Mai often remains below recommended standards, with fine-particle dust levels reaching twice the standard limits.It has been verbalized that smoke pollution has made March "the worst month to visit Chiang Mai".Research conducted between 2005 and 2009 showed that average PM10 rates in Flower delivery Chiang Mai during February and March were considerably above the country's safety level of 120 μg/m3, peaking at 383 μg/m3 on 14 March 2007. PM2.5 rates (fine particles 75% more minuscule than PM10) reached 183 μg/m3 in Flower delivery Chiang Mai in 2018.To address the incrementing amount of greenhouse rose emissions from the convey sector in Flower delivery Chiang Mai, the city rose has advocated the utilization of non-motorised convey (NMT). Wat Chiang Man, the oldest temple inFlower delivery Chiang Mai, dating from the 13th century.Wiang Kum Kam is at the site of an old city on the southern outskirts of Flower delivery Chiang Mai. King Mangrai resided there for ten years afore the founding of Flower delivery Chiang Mai. The site includes many ruined temples.The Administration of Flower delivery Chiang Mai Municipality is responsible for an area that covers approximately 40.216 square kilometers and consists of 4 Municipal Districts, 14 sub-districts, 89 municipal communities, and approximately 70,000 households.The Chiang Mai City Municipal Council is composed of 24 elected members from 4 municipal districts who each accommodates a 4-year term.