Country Data

Population 63,038,247
Language Thai
Religion(s) Buddhism
Capitial Bangkok
Government Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy
Climate Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate
Main industies Rice, textiles and footwear, fishery products, rubber, jewelry, automobiles, computers and electrical appliances



Popular Places

Bangkok Bangkok proper seethes on the east side of the Mae Nam Chao Phraya (Chao Phraya River), drawing rural Thai folk into its cluttered fold daily. The city is reportedly sinking at a rate of 5cm (2in) every year, but there's too much sànùk (a Thai sense of fun) going on for that to get anyone down.
Chiang Mai Old-fashioned Thai-style hospitality in a thriving metropolis.Chiang Mai has a striking mountain backdrop, over 300 temples and a quaint historical aura. It's also a modern, friendly, internationally-flavoured city with much to offer the visitor - food, accommodation and shopping ares are all top quality and cheap, and the nights are relatively cool.
Phuket Pearl of the South in the Land of Smiles.
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