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Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country located at the center of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest. Thailand is a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarchy. With a total area of approximately 513,000 km2 (198,000 sqmi), Thailand is the world's 51st largest country. It is the 20th most populous country in the world, with around 65 million people. The capital and largest city is Bangkok, which is Thailand's political, commercial, industrial and cultural hub. About 75–85% of the population is ethnically Thai, which includes four major regional groups: Central Thai (Khon Pak Klang): 30%, Northeastern Thai (Khon [Lao] Isan): 22%, Northern Thai (Khon Lanna): 9%, and Southern Thai (Khon Tai): 7%. Thai Chinese, those of significant Chinese heritage, are 14% of the population while Thais with part-Chinese ancestry comprise up to 40% of the population. Thai Malays represent 3% of the population, with the remainder consisting of Mons, Khmer and various "hill tribes”. The country's official language is Thai and the primary religion is Buddhism, which is practiced by around 95% of the population.

Language : Thai
Currency : Thai Baht
Populatiion : 67 Million
Land Area : 513,120 km2

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