The Kingdom of Thailand, formerly Siam, is a Southeast Asian country located in the central part of the Hind-china peninsula. The borders are Myanmar in the west, Cambodia in the east, Laos in the north and Malaysian countries in the south. The southern part of the Gulf of Thailand is in the western part of the Andaman Sea. The area is; 518,000 km2. Its capital city is Bangkok.
Thailand's Telephone Code: +66
Thailand's Currency: Thai Baht
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Chumphon, Hua Hin, Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Krabi ’
Thailand's economy is based on agriculture. Land and land ownership is very important in the country. Plains in the central regions are the most suitable land that can be cultivated in the country. The main agricultural products are corn, beetroot, fruit-vegetable, rice, sugarcane, coconut, tobacco, pepper, spice, jute, cassava root, coconut, bean and cotton. Rice is the most important product in the country's foreign trade.
Nearly three-fifths of Thailand's total surface area is forested. Timber is a very important source of income. Other forest products include teak, charcoal, dandelion, lacquer and resin (pine gum).
Thailand is a very rich country in terms of minerals. It is the fifth largest country among the tin-producing countries in the world. Antimony, tungsten, iron and manganese are other important minerals. Natural gas production in the country has improved. Oil exploration has also increased in recent years and oil has been found in coastal areas. The country is rich in salt.
Major industry branches in Thailand; cement, paper, rubber, food, steel, weaving, electronic, plastic, plank, ceramic, automobile, assembly, pharmaceutical, textile, electrical appliances, lumber, sugar, cotton, tobacco, silk and silk weaving. Government spending in recent years has been largely done in the fields of fertilization, cement, tin liquidation, oil refineries, asphalt construction, military power bases, irrigation canals and air transport. Glass and paper industries are on the way to improvement.
The largest export material of Thailand is rice. It also sells various agricultural and forestry products. Its trade is mostly with Japan, USA, Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands and Singapore. Tourism is a major source of income in the country.
Thailand's Export Products
Computers, Automobiles, Integrated Circuits, Delivery Trucks and Gold.
Thailand's Import Products
Crude Oil, Integrated Circuits, Vehicle Parts, Gold and Petroleum Gas.
Thailand's Export Countries
United States, China, Japan, Australia and Hong Kong.
Thailand's Import Countries
China, Japan, the United States, Malaysia and South Korea.
Living Nations in Thailand
An 80% majority is Thai and the rest is Chinese and Asian.
Languages Spoken in Thailand
Official language is Thai.