ABOUT THAILAND 

 

  

 

 

Thailand is located in Southeast Asia with a very long history in the world.  If you know China, we are in her south. If you know Malaysia, sorry we are in her north.  Siam is our former country's name.

Thailand has about 517,000 square meters with approximately 70 million people. Thais are very nice. You will amazing when you walk in the street and see big smile from Thais.

  • Our time is 7 hours ahead from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 7)

  • Our whether is warm and humid. But if you are from Europe and America, you may feel very hot especially during March to May.  We also have winter on December to January, but again its coolest temperature is 15 C. So, no need to bring jacket when visits Thailand.

  • Getting into Thailand, visitors can obtain visas, when arrival, at Bangkok International Airport (Don-Muang Airport), Chiang Mai International Airport, Phuket International Airport and Hat Yai International Airport. Visa period is 90 days from the date of issue. However, length of stay is vary, depending on type of applications. Transit Visa is valid for 30 days, Tourist Visa is for 60 days, and Non-Immigrant Visa is for 90 days. However, if you stay longer than such permission, you will be fined at Baht 100 for each excess day, when departure, at Immigration office.

  • We have a beloved King, do respect him

 

    

Need to know more:

Bangkok is our capital city.  There are various vehicles for transportation, i.e. bus, taxi, motorcycles, tuk-tuk and sky train. We recommend Tuk-Tuk (3-wheel car) if you are tourists. Motorcycles may be needed when you are in rush because Bangkok is one of the most traffic-jammed cities in the world. All of these are easy to find.   

 

  

Interesting:

There are many interesting events and places in Thailand. Here is some recommend

  • Muay-Thai is very famous sport. You may know in the name "Kick Boxing". See what so amazing game.

  • Grand Palace is very amazing place.

  • Thai Food is very famous one. Don't forget to tell chef "not too spicy" when you order Thai food. But if you want to try our real Thai food, go ahead! make your day.   

  

Country Profile

    Name

Kingdom of Thailand

    Head of Country

King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama 9)

    Area 

517,000 squre meters

    Population

70 million

    Capital City

Bangkok

    Language

Thai

    Religion   

95% Buddhism, 3% Muslim and 2% others

    Government

Democratic Constitutional Monarchy

    Time Zone 

GMT + 7

    Climate 

Summer (March to May), Rainy (June to November) and Cool (December to February)

    Electricity

220 V, 50 Hz

    Currency 

Baht ...Currency Converter

    Major Products 

Rice, Sugar, Rubber, Cement, and Textile

  

    

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