Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia. It’s just below China and east of India. It’s very, very far away from America.

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Political Leaders

Thailand has a king! King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Thailand aslo has a Prime Minister: General Prayuth Chanocha.

Land Area

Thailand is 197,595 square miles (a little less than 1/3 the size of Texas).

Population

There are about 67.7 million people  living in Thailand (there are 26 million people in Texas).

Money

Thai money is called the “baht” – there are about 30 baht in one American dollar. So if something costs 1,000 baht, that equals about $30.

Capital City

The capital of Thailand is Bangkok. It’s in the southern part of the country, and is a big, noisy city with about 8.4 million people.