:: ASIA-PACIFIC - Thailand

Capital: Bangkok

Total Population (million): 63.8321352467
Annual growth rate: 0.7624509%
Density: 126.6895inhab./km²
Urban population: 32.64%
Ethnic Origins:
Official Language: Thai
Other languages spoken: It is true that English is a second language taught in most schools throughout the country. However, the learning of English presents several problems. That is why, in daily life, it is difficult, for a foreigner, to find people able to speak English; the reason being that only 28 % of the inhabitants reach the secondary level at school where English is taught as second language. Finally, it is worth noting that Chinese is another language often used in the country.
Business language: Thai and English are both used in the country as commercial languages. Indeed, the common Thai is usually used in shops and in business, but English (with Thai) is frequently used.
Religion: 95% of the population is buddhist (Theravaca) and 4% is Muslim.
Country overview

Area: 513120 km²
Type of State: Kingdom. Constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial Market
An economy based on the agri-food industry; tourism and some electronic activities.

Telephone code:
To call from Thailand, dial 001
To call in Thailand, dial 66
Internet suffix: .th
Computers: 5.8
Telephone lines:
Internet users:
Access to electricity: n.c.



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