Country & People

Thailand has been one of the most popular travel destinations in Southeast Asia for many years. Its warm hearted people are one of the main reasons why visitors from all over the world flock to the country and feel welcomed the moment they arrive.

Golden Buddhist temples, the tempting smell of cookingshops, the 'ogranized chaos' in the vibrant cities, lush tropical forest, lonely, white sandy beaches and the mystic underwater world... all this adds to the charm of Thailand. Many guests return year after year to enjoy the easy-going lifestyle and travelling, wellness and active relaxation.

By numbers:

67,7 million inhabitants

514'000 km2. Distance from North to South: approx. 2'000 km

Capital: Bangkok

Ethnic groupds: 75 % Thai, 14 % Thai Chinese, 11 % others (incl. Malay, Khmer, Hill Tribes)

Government: Unitary parliamentary, constitutional monarchy


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