Thailand

Key Country Facts

Population: 68.2 Million
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Home to the smallest mammal in the world, the bumblebee bat!

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

Grand Palace

Other Information:

Major exports: automobiles and parts, computers, jewelry, refine fuels, chemical products, rice, fish, and cassava.

The capital of Thailand is Bangkok. There are approximately 68,200,824 people living here (2016). The official language of Thailand is Thai and English is the language of the elite. The majority of Thai people practice Buddhism. The time zone is 11 hours ahead of EST.

When visiting Thailand, adventurers will marvel at the Grand Palace. Located in Bangkok, the Grand Palace was the former home to the king, his court, and the entirety of Thai government for 150 years!  Be advised that the palace has a strict dress code, so wear appropriate clothes for entry. Oh, and make sure to not leave Thailand without receiving a world famous Thai massage!

One fun fact about Thailand is that it is home to the smallest mammal in the world, the bumblebee bat. Thailand is also indigenous to the largest fish in the world, the whale shark.

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