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A Closer Look at... Thailand
OFFICIAL NAME
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Kingdom of Thailand
GEOGRAPHY
Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Myanmar (Burma)
AREA
517,000 sq km / 199,614 sq miles
COMPARATIVE
roughly the size of both California + Louisiana
POPULATION
65,000,000
CAPITAL
Bangkok
LITERACY
98% (age 15+ and can read and write)
LANGUAGE
Thai
RELIGION

Buddhist - 95%
Muslim - 4%
Other/None - 1%

POLITICS
Founded in 1238, Thailand has never been colonized. The country is now a constitutional monarchy with a king (head of state) and a prime minister (head of government).
INCOME
Per capita income = US$ 2,540 per year
CURRENCY
Baht (Bht)
TIME ZONE
GMT/UTC +7
SOURCES
Statistics provided by a variety of sources, but mostly the U.S. State Department, the U.N. Statistics Division, and BBC News.

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