Where is Thailand?

Thailand is an Asian country covering 513,120.00 km2 of which 0.43% is water and 510,890.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 52nd largest country in the world and about three times the size of Florida; slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming. Its geographic coordinates are 15 00 N, 100 00 E and Bangkok is the capital city.

Thailand has a 5,673.00 km border with Burma (2,416 km), Cambodia (817 km), Laos (1,845 km) and Malaysia (595 km). Separatist violence in Thailand's predominantly Malay-Muslim southern provinces prompt border closures and controls with Malaysia.

Its name comes from "Land of the Tai People".

Its ISO code is TH.

Geography

It is located in Southeastern Asia. Thailand has a mean elevation of 287 m above sea level.

It has a tropical climate with distinct rainy and dry seasons. The terrain consists of a central plain, with some mountain coverage.

Population

Thailand has a population of 68,200,824 making it the 20th largest in the world. The highest population density can be found in and around Bangkok.

Thai is the official language. The major ethnicity is Thai. The majority of the country identifies as Buddhist.

The dialing code for the country is 66.

Government

Thailand is an independent country. Its traditional founding date is in 1238. Its constitution was last ratified in 2017.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Thailand's GDP is $1,160,000,000,000.00 (USD) with $16,800.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 20th largest economy and its citizens the 96th richest in the world. The currency of Thailand is the Baht (THB).

Its major export partners are the United States, China, and Japan. Its main exports are automobiles and parts, computers and parts, jewelry and precious stones, and polymers. Its major import partners are China, Japan, and the United States. Its major imports include machinery, crude oil, and chemicals.