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Thailand is a Kingdom in Southeast Asia. It is bordered in west and northwest by Myanmar (Burma), in south west by the Andaman Sea, in east and north east by Lao PDR, in south east by Cambodia, in south by the Gulf of Thailand (an inlet of the South China Sea), and by Malaysia. In south the country occupies a part of the Malay Peninsula.
With an area of 513,120 km², the country is just slightly larger than Spain or slightly more than twice the size of the U.S. state Wyoming.

Until 1939 the country was known as Siam, today it has a population of 65.5 million people (2010 census). Capital and by far its largest city is Bangkok. Spoken language is Thai (official).

Thailand is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Asia-Pacific region (number 4 with 19.1 million international tourist arrivals, after China, 57.58 million, Malaysia, 24.71 million, and Hong Kong, 22.32 million (2011).

Principal airport of Thailand is Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport (IATA code: BKK), other major airports are: Bangkok's Don Muang Airport (IATA code: DMK), Chiang Mai International Airport (IATA code: CNX), Chiang Rai International Airport (IATA code: CEI), Phuket International Airport (IATA code: HKT), and U-Tapao International Airport (IATA code: UTP).

Map is showing Thailand and the surrounding countries with international borders, the regions of Thailand, the national capital Bangkok, major cities, expressways, and major airports.


Administrative Divisions of Thailand

Thailand is traditionally divided into 4 regions: North, Central, Isan (Eastern-Thailand), and Southern Thailand.
Today for various reasons Thailand is divided into 6 regions, or more precisely 6 regional groups of Thai provinces.
The regions are: Central Thailand, including the Thai capital of Bangkok, Eastern Thailand, Northern Thailand, Northeast (Isan), Southern Thailand and Western Thailand.
This regions are furthermore divided into all in all 75 provinces (จังหวัด, changwat) which all are named after their capital, beside the provinces there are 2 special governed districts, namely: the capital city of Bangkok (in Thai: Krung Thep Mahanakhon) and the city of Pattaya.
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Cities in Thailand

Map shows the location of following Thai cities and towns:

Aranyaprathet, Ayutthaya (formerly the second Siamese capital), Ban Takhun, Bangkok, Betong, Bua Yai, Buriram, Chachoengsao, Chaiyaphum, Chanthaburi (Gem city), Chiang Mai (largest and culturally most significant city in northern Thailand), Chiang Rai (base for hill tribe trekking), Chon Buri, Chumphon,
Fang, Hat Yai, Hua Hin (seaside resort),

Kalasin, Kanchanaburi (Bridge On The River Kwai), Khon Kaen (Isan capital), Krabi (a must visit beach town), Lampang, Loei, Mae Hong Son, Mae Sai, Mae Sariang, Mae Sot, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Phanom, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Sawan, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nam Tok, Nan, Narathiwat, Nong Khai, Nonthaburi (part of the Bangkok Metropolitan Area and second most populous city)

Pattani, Pattaya (notorious beach resort), Phang Nga, Phayao, Phetchabun, Phetchaburi, Phitsanulok, Phuket, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Ranong, Ratchaburi, Rayong, Roi Et, Sakon Nakhon,

Samut Prakan, Sattahip, Songkhla, Sukhothai (the first Siamese capital, a UNESCO World Heritage historical park.), Sungai Kolok, Suphan Buri, Surat Thani, Surin, Tak, Thung Song, Trang, Trat,

Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Uthai Thani, Uttaradit, Yala, and Yasothon.
 
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