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Thailand Facts

  • Name: Thailand
    (long form) Kingdom of Thailand
  • Capital City: Bangkok (8,249,117 pop.)
    (14,565,520 metro)
  • Thailand Population: 67,448,120 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Baht (THB)
    (conversion rates)

    Baht
    1000 Baht
  • Ethnicity: Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, other 11%
  • GDP total: $377 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $10,000 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Thai, English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Mueang Nonthaburi, Udon Thani
  • Name: Thailand's name comes from an ethnic group (the Thai people) of the central plains.
  • National Day: December 5
  • Religion: Buddhist 94.6%, Muslim 4.6%, Christian 0.7%, other 0.1%
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