Population: approx. 64.7 million
Size: 513,115 square kilometres
Language: Thai – สวัสดี (Sawatdi-khaa [if a woman is speaking] Sawatdi-khap [if a man is speaking])
Currency: Thai Baht
National holiday: 5th December (the king’s birthday)
The hottest season in Thailand is between March and May. There are three seasons in Thailand: one cool, one hot, one wet. The best time to travel there is during our winter. Even if it does rain in Thailand it is a relatively short-lived spectacle and the sun soon comes back out.
The capital Bangkok’s full name currently holds the record for the longest place name in the world! The official name of the city is “Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit“.