Maori claims world’s longest place name

Maori claims world's longest place name - Bangkok Post, September 2, 2006
... Actually, the Maori name, with 87 letters, is a mere pretender.
The Guiness Book of Records says Bangkok has the longest place name in the world, with about 190 letters, depending on the transliteration:
Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit
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