Thailand officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam is a country located at the center of Southeast Asia.
-> Name : Thailand
-> Capital : Bangkok
-> Area : Thailand has a rough geographical area of 514, 000 sq km (200,000 sq miles)
-> Currency : Official Currency is Thai Baht. Baht come in both coin and banknote form.
-> Language : Mainly people spoken Thai language and it is also a official language of Thailand. English is spoken and understood throughout much of Thailand.
-> Religion : 94.6% of Thais are Buddhist
4.6% of Thais are Muslim
0.7% of Thais are Christian
-> Banking hours : Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
-> Time : Thailand Standard time is GMT +7
-> Electricity : Electrical outlets in Thailand are charged to 220v at 50 cycles per second
-> People : 80% citizens are ethnically Thai. The remainder consists primarily of peoples of Chinese, Indian, Malay, Mon, Khmer, Burmese, and Lao decent
-> Weather : Summer season March to June
Winter season November to February
Rainy Season started July to October
-> Thai food : The bomb.
-> Best to visit Thailand : Between the months of November and February
-> Measurement of area – Thailand has its own system of area measurement. The basic units are square wa (=4sq.m.) and rai (=400sq.wa or 1,600 sq.m. or 0.16 hectare).
-> Boundaries : The bordering states of Thailand include Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Myanmar.
Monarchy : Thai people have a deep, traditional reverence for the Royal Family, and visitors should always show respect for the King, the Queen and the Royal Children.