Asia

Thailand country profile - Facts

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Image caption Thailand currently supplies about a third of global rice exports
  • Full name: Kingdom of Thailand
  • Population: 69.9 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Area: 513,115 sq km (198,115 sq miles)
  • Major language: Thai
  • Major religion: Buddhism
  • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 78 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 baht = 100 satangs
  • Main exports: Food including rice, seafood and live animals, office equipment, textiles and clothing, rubber
  • GNI per capita: US $5,370 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .th
  • International dialling code: +66