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Thailand is the premier travel destination for Southeast Asia and serves as a hub for reaching the sub regions in Laos, Cambodia and Burma (Myanmar). Popular destinations within Thailand include Bangkok, Koh Samui, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Krabi, Koh Lanta, Koh Phangan, Hua Hin and Pattaya.

But Thailand is much more than the touristy areas. If you want to see the true culture of Thailand, head for lesser known areas such as Phimai in Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat), Ban Chiang in Udorn Thani, Kamphaengphet, Kanchanaburi and many more.

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Details About Thailand

  • Geography of Thailand: Located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma
  • Coordinates: 15 00 N, 100 00 E
  • Area: 514,000 sq km (about double the size of Wyoming)
  • Land boundaries: 4,863 km
  • Border countries: Burma 1,800 km, Cambodia 803 km, Laos 1,754 km, Malaysia 506 km
  • Coastline: 3,219 km
  • Climate: Topical; rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monsoon (mid-May to September); dry, cool northeast monsoon (November to mid-March); southern isthmus always hot and humid
  • Terrain: Central plain; Khorat Plateau in the east; mountains elsewhere
  • Elevation extremes: Gulf of Thailand 0 m; Doi Inthanon 2,576 m
  • Population: 65,493,296 (July 2008 est.)
  • Ethnic groups: Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, other 11%
  • Religions: Buddhist 94.6%, Muslim 4.6%, Christian 0.7%, other 0.1%
  • Languages: Thai, English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects
  • Government type: Constitutional Monarchy
  • Capital: Bangkok (Krung Thepp Maha Nakhon)
  • Administrative divisions: 76 provinces (changwat, singular and plural)

Links to Thailand Maps:

Good maps of Thailand at ... University of Texas

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