Thailand (prathet Thai, which means “land of the free”)
Bangkok (in Thai: Krung Thep, which means "city of angels") The full name is:
Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Pra
which makes it the longest geographical name in the world.
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Rama X)
Thailand is a constitutional monarchy. Its present monarch is His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, known as King Rama X, as he is the tenth king of the Chakri Dynasty, successing his father, king Bhumibol Adulyadej, who has been the world`s longest reigning monarch before he died in Bangkok on October 13th, 2016.
Since August 24th, 2014, retired General Prayut Chan-o-cha holds the post of Thailands Prime Minister, following Yingluck Shinawatra.
December 5th (it's the former King Bhumibol Adulyadej birthday) — Might be discontinued and/or replaced.
514,000 sq km or 198,455 sq miles (including territorial waters).
68.297.577 inhabitants (2017) = 132,9 inhabitants per sq km
Thai Baht (THB)
1 Baht = 100 satang (hardly used anymore)
Coins: 1, 2, 5, and 10 Baht
Notes: 10 (phased out), 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000 Baht
Total length of tracks: 4,346 km (2013)
Roads with solid surface: 70,812 km (2016)
Laem Chabang, Bangkok (Klong Toey), Sattahip, Phuket, Pattani, Songkhla
Thailands busiest Airport: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
Thailand has 38 commercial airports as of the end of 2016. The busiest ones are:
Seven hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+7 hours GMT)
Because of the confluence of tributaries the lengths of the rivers are somewhat disputed.
Thailand is a tropical country of Southeast Asia and is located between the 6° and 20` of latitude north and 98° and 105` of longitude east.