Where is Thailand?
“Thailand” or “the Kingdom of Thailand” is a Southeast Asian country which is located at the main continent of Asia. Bordered from the north to east by Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and to the south by Malaysia, Thailand also shares maritime borders to the southwest with Andaman Sea and to the southeast with Gulf of Thailand.
The total area of Thailand consists of approximately 513,000 square kilometers (198,000 square miles). The population is approximately 67 million people. Thailand is the world’s 51st-largest country and 21th-most-populous country (as of 2016). Around 9 million of people are living in Bangkok which is the Thailand’s capital city located in the central region of country.
Thailand is Taiwan?
Many people misunderstand that Thailand and Taiwan are the same because the name begins with the sound of “Tai“. Actually, they are totally different countries. Both are located in Asia, but Thailand is located on the mainland in South East Asia (south of China), whileTaiwan is an Iceland located in East Asia (southeast of China). Furthermore, the nationality of Thailand is Thai and the official language is Thai, while the nationality of Taiwan is Taiwanese and the official language is Mandarin Chinese.
Why travel to Thailand?
Thailand is famous with tourism and delicious food. There are a lot of places to visit and a lot of activities to do in Thailand. The tourists can enjoy the historical sightseeing spots and regional Thai cuisine around the country, the beautiful beaches and dive sites at the southern part of Thailand, camping at fantastic national park, shopping from local shops to the world-class department stores etc. The accommodation is inexpensive and the cost for living is low. These are the reason why Thailand it the best place to travel to.
Not only Bangkok, the other cities such as Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen, Pattaya, Phuket, Samui are also well-known cities for tourism. Besides, with the location in the center of Southeast Asia, the tourists can conveniently travel by air and ground transportation from Thailand to the other countries in this region.