General Information


Kingdom of Thailand is located in Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north and north-east by the Democratic People's Republic of Laos, to the north and north- south by the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (formerly Burma), to the south-west by Andaman Sea, and to the south-east by the Kingdom of Cambodia. Its south part overlooks on the Gulf of Thailand, It is boarded from the far south by Malaysia.

Total area

About 514.00 square kilometers.


About 67,741,401.

Administrative division

Divided into 77 provinces.


is the political, commercial and economic capital. All State offices, governmental and commercial institutions, banks, companies, foreign diplomatic missions and offices of the international and regional organizations are located in Bangkok. It is population is about 6.9 million.


Tropical hot rainy and relatively humid. The temperature ranges between 20° to 35°. The southwest monsoon starts from May to October and causes rain fall. The northeast monsoon starts from November to March whereas the weather is hot and humid.

Official language

the official language is Thai. It has special alphabets used widely in all state facilities. English is also used as a second language in the official state offices.


the country's currency is called (Baht) and is divided into 100 (satang). The dollar exchange rate currently ranges between THB 29-31 (exchange rate changes daily/ Please check with banks / banking companies spread in all parts of the Kingdom of Thailand).

The official calendar (Thai year)

This calendar is the date on which the Buddhism introduced in the country. It exceeds the Gregorian calendar with more than 543 year, (for example: 2012 corresponding to 2555 Buddhist calendar).


The Kingdom of Thailand has many of different same terrain where the administrative divisions are divided according to them. The mountainous terrain are spread in the northern areas as they include the highest point being Doi Inthanon at 2,576 metres. In addition, the hill of Khorat which is located in the north- east bordered to the east by the Mekong River, Chao Phraya river valley which runs into the Gulf of Thailand. As well, there is the narrow Kra Isthmus in the south of Thailand and widens into the Malay Peninsula.

  • Land: (511,770) square kilometers approx.
  • Water-covered area: (2,230) square kilometers approx.
  • Thailand Border Length with Neighboring Countries:
    • Burma: about (1,800) square kilometers.
    • Cambodia: about (803) square kilometers.
    • Laos: about (1,754) square kilometers.
    • Malaysia: about (506) square kilometers.
    • Beaches length: about (3,219) square kilometers.
    • Main ports: Bangkok - Laem Chabang - Pattani - Phuket - Sattahip - Raja - Songkhla.


  • Thailand is called the "land of smiles" due to its charming nature and unmatched heritage loved by tourists from all over the world. Throughout the centuries the bright smile and the natural landscape of Thailand has attracted tourists to return to it again.
  • Thai food is the most famous and demanding, as the culinary habits of the country is one of the most important factors that attract travelers globally to visit Bangkok and other cities. Thai restaurants offer a variety of delicious dishes prepared according to the standards of Thailand. In addition to shops selling foods and traditional houses visited by locals, the country has the best restaurants offering various international cuisine dishes.

Geographical information (Google Maps).

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