Thailand

made by: Jordan Schaecher

About Thailand

The capitol city of Thailand is Bangkok. As of now, the population of Thailand is 67,448,120 people.

Physical Features

One of the many physical features in Thailand is the Mekong River, which forms the northern border between Thailand and Laos.


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Where is Thailand?

To the west of Thailand is India, to the east is Cambodia, to the south is Malaysia, and to the north is Myanmar.


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History


  • In 1238 the kingdom of Sukhothai was established.
  • In 1350 the kingdom of Ayutthaya takes over Sukhothai.
  • In 1569 the Burmese invaded and concurred Ayutthaya.
  • Thousands of years ago, the people of Ban Chiang lived in what is now Thailand.


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People and Places

  • Most people speak Thai, but others speak Lao, Khmer, Chinese, Mayla, and even some English.
  • Their most popular religion is Buddism.
  • Thailand is just larger than Spain and it is two times the size of Wyoming.
  • It never gets cold in Thailand.


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Lifestyle Part 1

  • They have three New Year celebrations.
  • Loi Krathong is a festival that comes up on the twelfth full moon of the year.
  • The families always eat together.
  • Some favorite dishes include pan-fried noodles and barbecued meat on a stick with peanut sauce.


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Society

  • Thai people travel in buses, taxis, cars, and trains.
  • They have floating markets in the river, so people hop in boats and go to different markets.
  • The head of the state is King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
  • The voting age is eighteen years of age.


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Lifestyle Part 2

  • Children have to take English and computer classes.
  • Kids always wear uniforms to school.
  • Some children have to have short hair to go to school. It is somewhat a requirement.


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