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Kingdom of Thailand

ราชอาณาจักรไทย
Ratcha Anachak Thai
Flag Emblem
Motto: 
(unofficial) ชาติ ศาสนา พระมหากษัตริย์ (Thai)
Chat, Satsana, Phra Maha Kasat
“Nation, Religions, King”
Anthem: Phleng Chat Thai
Thai National Anthem (instrumental)

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Royal anthemSansoen Phra Barami
Thai Royal Anthem (instrumental)

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Location of Thailand (dark green) in ASEAN (light green) and Asia
Location of Thailand (dark green) in ASEAN (light green) and Asia
Capital
and largest city
Bangkok
13°45′N 100°29′E
Official languages Thai[1]
Official script Thai alphabet
Ethnic groups (2009[5])
Religion Buddhism
Demonym Thai
Government Constitutional monarchy administered by military junta
 – Monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej
 – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha
Legislature National Assembly (unelected)
Formation
 – Sukhothai Kingdom 1238–1448
 – Ayutthaya Kingdom 1351–1767
 – Thonburi Kingdom 1768–1782
 – Rattanakosin Kingdom 6 April 1782
 – Constitutional monarchy 24 June 1932
 – Current Constitution 22 July 2014
Area
 – Total 513,120 km2 (51st)
198,115 sq mi
 – Water (%) 0.4 (2,230 km2)
Population
 – 2013 estimate 66,720,153[6] (20th)
 – 2010 census 64,785,909[7]
 – Density 132.1/km2 (88th)
342/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2013 estimate
 – Total $964.500 billion[8]
 – Per capita $14,136[8]
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
 – Total $387.253 billion[8]
 – Per capita $5,675[8]
Gini (2010) 42.5[9]
medium
HDI (2013) Steady 0.722[10]
high · 89th
Currency Baht (฿) (THB)
Time zone (UTC+7)
Drives on the left
Calling code +66
ISO 3166 code TH
Internet TLD

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thailand