COUNTRY INFO

Thailand

Thailand is known as “the land of smiles”. Not just because of its natural beauty and historical landmarks, but also because of its friendly inhabitants and fascinating culture. Every year, millions of travelers make the journey to Thailand to explore its many pearly white beaches, exotic animals, and spectacular Buddhist temples.

Flag Flag Thailand
Capital Bangkok
Population 67,959,000
Area 513,120 km2
Neighbors Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia
Currency Thai Baht (฿) (THB)
Language Thai
Religion 93,2% Buddhism

Source: Wikipedia

Thailand is located near the equator and has a tropical climate. With its dense jungle vegetation, vast rice fields, whirling waterfalls, green mountaintops and swirling rivers, Thailand’s landscape is incredibly diverse. The average temperature by day is 28 degrees Celsius and rarely drops below 23 degrees.

The best time to travel to Thailand is during the cool season, from November to February.

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