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Thailand Facts and Figures:

Geography

Thailand has a land mass of 513,115 sq km and it is bordered by Malaysia in the south Myanmar West & North Laos North & East and Cambodia in the South East.

Climate

Temperature varies from 38 deg C to 19 deg C. Average  temperature is around 29 deg C. Humidity ranges from 66% to around 83%

Seasons

              Hot        March to May

              Rainy    June to October

              Cool      November to February

Population

Total  64 million ( 9.3 million live in Bangkok and its vicinities ) 94% of the people are Thai speaking Buddhist. Four distinct dialects are spoken.Thai is the national language.

Religion

                           Buddhist 94.2%

                           Muslims   4.6%

                           Christian   0.8%

                           Others      0.4%

Government

A constitutional monarchy headed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, with 76 provinces, each one being subdivided into amphoe (district) tambon (subdistrict) and  muban

(village)

National Flag

The red , white and blue stripes  symbolise the nation, Buddhism and monarchy respectively (see flag on banner)

Useful Information, Population of each Province

Population of each province as at 2009
    
Phrae
Prachin Buri
Phetchaburi
Krabi
Lampun
Amnat Charoen
Mukdahan
Chai Nat
Phuket
Uthai Thani
Satun
Ang Thong
Nakhon Nayok
Phang Nga
Mae Hong Son
Trat
Sing Buri
Samut Songkhram
Ranong                               
    463,243
    459,762
    459,207
    419,671
    405,803
    369,494
    336,846
    335,922
    327,908
    327,860
    288,789
    284,836
    250,894
    250,843
    248,748
    224,136
    215,524
    194,143
    190,478

Principal Rivers

Chi                     765 km

Mun                    750 km

Nan                   740 km

Chao Phraya    370 km