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3/7/2010
Overall rating: 8

Surface:The total land area of Thailand is around 513,115 sq km.

Population:  The population of Thailand is around 61 million; with an ethnic mix of 75%25 Thai, 14%25 Chinese and 11%25 others.

System of government: Thailand is a constitutional monarchy.

Capital: Bangkok, with a population of 9,668,854 inhabitants, is the capital of Thailand.

Religion: Buddhism 95%25, Islam 3.8%25 and others 1.2%25

Official Language: The official language is Thai. Chinese, Malay, Lao, Mon-Khmer and English are also spoken.

Government: Thailand is a constitutional monarchy.

Climate: Thailand has a tropical climate and experiences high temperatures and humidity throughout the year.

Units of measure and electricity: Thailand follows the metric system of measurement and the official electricity unit is 220V, 50 Hz.

Time Zone: The Thai standard time is GMT + 7.

Currency: The Baht (1 € = 44.56 THB).

Travel documents required: Most visitors to Thailand can stay for 30 days without a visa, for a longer visit you need to apply for a visa in your home country.


Juan P 9/9/2013 At 05:42
Bangkok 8
Acquiring tailor made clothes is one of the joys of visiting Bangkok. This alone could make this city a destination point as the tailoring here is the most prolific in the world. This said, there is very little information on tailors in Bangkok and which ones are best. To the untrained eye the quality is the same with all of them. You have to watch out which store to use, and which not to. Below is a list of places that you could have a look at before deciding which one is the best for yourself. Remember, the key to tailored suits are fittings and time.Universal Tailors (Silom Soi 18, near Narai hotel). The owner runs the shop himself. In spite of serving multiple customers during the same time period, he offers same attention level to all the clients. The shop is located on heart of...

George Conradie 2/27/2014 At 02:14
Bangkok 9
Bangkok seems to have become under rated. Many people these days just jet off straight to Phuket while Bangkok offers the bigger cultural experience and endless things to do and see. Visit the floating markets, there are several and an age old way for Thais to sell their goods on the canals from boats. Visit gilded temples, the grand palace, check out the Siam Nimirit Show depicting a Thailand you have never seen, navigate the Chaophraya River on a traditional rice barge, or ask a local to take you on his traditional long tail boat to places along the river many tourists never see. Then there are modern attractions and entertainment like Flow House Bangkok where you can ride your body board down the water slides, Terminal 21 depicting almost every major city in the world, water parks, some...

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