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The Kingdom of Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia. It shares borders with Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, the Andaman Sea (part of the Indian Ocean) and the Gulf of Thailand (part of the Pacific Ocean). The country is a constitutional monarchy ruled by King Bhumibol Adulyadej as head of state, who was appointed in 1946 as king. The capital of Thailand and by far the largest city is Bangkok.

The approximately 65.7 million inhabitants are 75% to about 15% Thai and Chinese, a Muslim minority, the Malays, who lives in southern Thailand. Buddhism is the dominant religion of the country. The Thai immigrant until the 11th Century in today's Thailand. They founded several kingdoms, which were combined in the following centuries. In the era of colonialism was able to maintain independence. After the Second World War, Thailand was ruled by the military often dictatorial, while it experienced an economic boom and became one of the leading economic countries of Southeast Asia. Domestic disputes rocked the company over the past five years, repeatedly. In southern Thailand, there are violent clashes between separatist Malays and the central government.

(Taken frome Wikipedia)

Capital and biggest city is Bangkok

The King of Thailand is it's Head of State. The Head of Government is the Prime Minister, he is sworn-in by the king every 4th year, and can only be chosen twice

The country has several aquarias and zoos mentioned on these pages

Most western do not need a Visa

International callingcode is +66

The countrys curency is the Thai Bath (THB)

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