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Thailand Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Bangkok

GEOGRAPHY

Thainland is situated in the middle of mainland Southeast Asia. Covering 513,120 square kilometres, Thailand is the world's 50th largest country in land mass. It controls the only land route from Asia to Malaysia and Singapore.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 66 Million. Muslims account for about 4.6% of the population.

CLIMATE

Tropical wet and dry. Theres a Rainy and cloudy climate from May to September as well as a dry and cool climate from November to mid-March.Temperatures normally range from an average annual high of 38 °C(100.4 °F) to a low of 19 °C(66.2 °F) Countrywide.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Thai is the official language. Chinese, Lao and Malay is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+7 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 9 AM to 4:30 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

National Day: December 5th
Chakri Memorial Day: April 6th
Songkran Festival (Traditional Thai new year): 13 April – 15 April
Coronation Day: May 5th

CURRENCY

Thai Baht

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Tourist Police/ Emergencies: 1155/191
Medical: 1669
Fire: 199

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