Government, Economy, Culture, and Geography
Thailands type of government is a constitutional monarchy.Thailands exucutive branch includes chief of state: King PHUMIPHON Adunyadet, head of government: Prime Minister YINGLAK Chinnawat.Thailands legislative branch name is National Assembly or Rathasaph.The judical branch includes all courts of Thailand. People in Thailand can vote at 18 years of age.Thailands constitution was adopted on 24 August 2007.
Thailands per capita GDP is $10,000.Thailands agriculture products include rice, cassava (manioc), rubber, corn, sugarcane, coconuts, soybeans. Thailands industries are tourism, textiles and garments, agricultural processing, beverages, tobacco, cement, light manufacturing such as jewelry and electric appliances, computers and parts, integrated circuits, furniture, plastics, automobiles and automotive parts. Thailands industries percent is -9.3%. Thailands import partners are Japan 18.4%, China 13.4%, UAE 6.3%, US 5.9%, Malaysia 5.4%, South Korea 4%. Thailands export partners are China 12%, Japan 10.5%, US 9.6%, Hong Kong 7.2%, Malaysia 5.4%, Singapore 5%, Indonesia 4.4%.Thailands percent of labor force of Agriculture\ Industry\Services is agriculture: 40.7%, industry: 13.2%, services:46.1%. Thailands currency name is Thai Baht.
Thailands nationality is noun: Thai (singular and plural)adjective:Thai.Thailands ethnic groups are Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, other 11%.Thailands languages are Thai, English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects.Thailands religions are Buddhist (official) 94.6%, Muslim 4.6%, Christian 0.7%, other 0.1% (2000 census).
Thailands landforms include central plain; Khorat Plateau in the east; mountains elsewhere.Thailands natural resources include tin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, tantalum, timber, lead, fish, gypsum, lignite, fluorite, arable land. Thailands natural disasters are land subsidence in Bangkok area resulting from the depletion of the water table; droughts.