FACT FILE — THAILAND:

THAILAND — The Kingdom of Thailand is located in south east Asia and draws more visitors than any other country in south east Asia. It borders Laos and Cambodia to the east, the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia to the south, and the Andaman Sea and Myanmar to the west. Thailand was also known as Siam which was the country's official name until May 11, 1949

The capital is Bangkok .Most foreign airlines only fly into Bangkok

The beaches of Thailand are the main reason many people come. While they all pretty much have white sand, calm seas and warm water, there are also lots of variations to choose from.

Currency: — Baht

Electricity Voltage: Electricity in Thailand is 220 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. The electric plugs are two pin round or two pin flat.

Population more than 60 million people

Telephone Country Code: +66

Time: GMT + 07:00

Vehicles drive on the LEFT

The maximum speed limit to cars inside a city limit is 60 km/hr for outside a city limit.

The maximum speed limit for motorcycles inside city limit is 60 km/hr and 80 km/hr for outside a city limit.

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