Meet Thailand

      Thailand is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. The largest city in Thailand is Bangkok, the capital, which is also the country's center of political, commercial, industrial and cultural activities. Thailand's population is approximately 64 million. The country is a kingdom, a constitutional monarchy, with King Bhumibol Adulyadej. He is the ninth king of the House of Chakri, and has reigned since 1946, making him the world's longest-serving current head of state and the longest-reigning monarch in Thai history.

      Traditional Food

      • Tom Yung Goong

        Tom Yung Goong

        Like most Thai dishes, Tom Yum Goong soup incorporates the five essential elements of taste that form the foundation of this complex cuisine; hot, bitter, salty, sour and sweet.

      Country Info

      Capital: Bangkok
      Population: 66,720,153

      Student Snapshot

      In Thailand, especially Bangkok, most families and teenagers eat out and enjoy shopping centers. On holidays, Thai people love to go to the beach and picnic with relatives. Since school is very competitive, many Thai teenagers have tutorial classes on the weekends and often take special classes like languages, sports or arts.

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      Fun Facts

      • Thailand has broken the Guinness World Records for largest ever aerobics workout, biggest hamburger, man with longest hair and most linked skydivers. 
      • For some northern Thai dishes, it is custom to eat with your fingers. 
      • Thailand is famous for its hospitality, and the average visitor will have no difficulty in adapting to local customs.
      • In Thailand, students learn English starting at age 6.

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