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Thailand's Information

Flag of Thailand
Land Area 510,890 km2
Water Area 2,230 km2
Total Area 513,120km2 (#50)
Population 68,200,824 (#20)
Population Density 133.49/km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy; Note - Interim Military-affiliated Government Since May 2014
GDP (PPP) $1,160.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $16,800
Currency Baht (THB)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A - B

  • Pongpol Adireksarn politician
  • Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) King
  • Phiyada Akkraseranee actress, talk show host
  • Akara Amarttayakul actor
  • Piyasvasti Amranand politician
  • Supot Anawatkochakorn comic artist
  • Joni Anwar (Joni Raptor) singer, actor
  • Thanong Bidaya politician
  • Chermarn Boonyasak actress
  • Chang Bunker a conjoined twin, basis for term "Siamese twin"
  • Eng Bunker a conjoined twin basis for term "Siamese twin"
  • Cindy Burbridge actress
  • Mitr Chaibancha actor
  • Pachrapa Chaichua actress
  • Supaksorn Chaimongkol actress
  • Savika Chaiyadej actress
  • Petchara Chaowarat actor
  • Mai Charoenpura singer, actress
  • Sorapong Chatree actor
  • Michael Chaturantabut actor
  • Kraisak Choonhaven politician
  • Prayong Chuenyen musician
  • Surayud Chulanont former prime minister
  • Sudjai Cook footballer
  • Sonia Couling actor, producer, television host
D - J
  • Pridiyathorn Devakula politician
  • Devavongse politician
  • Tammy Duckworth politician
  • Kessarin Ektawatkul actress, taekwondo champion
  • Ananda Everingham actor
  • Prateep Ungsongtham Hata politician
  • Toon Hiranyasap actor
  • Nichkhun Horvejkul singer
  • Yat Hwaidi politician
  • Chirayu Isarangkul politician
  • Tony Jaa martial artist, actor, choreographer, stuntman, director
  • Thongchai Jaidee l golfer
  • Intira Jaroenpura actress, singer
  • Somkid Jatusripitak politician
  • Sririta Jensen actress
  • Tanit Jitukul film director, screenwriter, producer


  • Angkarn Kalayanapong poet, artist
  • Chuwit Kamolvisit politician
  • Somluck Kamsing boxer
  • Sudarat Keyuraphan politician
  • Bongkoj Khongmalai actress
  • Supakorn Kitsuwon actor
  • Sunthorn Kongsompong military coup leader
  • Suvanant Kongying actress
  • Chalermchai Kositpipat painter
  • Winai Kraibutr actor
  • Thanin Kraivichien former prime minister
  • Suchinda Kraprayoon former prime minister
L -N
  • Amphol Lampoon actor, singer
  • Chuan Leekpai former prime minister
  • Prachai Leophai-ratana politician
  • Noppawan Lertcheewakarn tennis player
  • Prommin Lertsuridej politician
  • Ray MacDonald actor
  • Kathaleeya McIntosh actress, television host
  • Bird McIntyre singer
  • Sombat Metanee actor, director
  • Chuang Moolpinit artist
  • Napakpapha Nakprasitte actress
  • Aranya Namwong actress
  • Lek Nana politician
  • Mongkol Na Songkhla politician
  • Chartchai Ngamsan actor
  • Payut Ngaokrachang cartoonist, animator
  • Apasiri Nitibhon actress
  • Narisara Nuvadtivongs prince of Siam

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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