The Kingdom of Thailand is located in Southeast Asia near the Indochina peninsula. This kingdom was formerly known as Siam. Thailand, as it is popularly referred to today, is bordered by a number of nations including Burma, Cambodia and Malaysia. Also, its maritime boundaries border Vietnam, India and Indonesia.

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Thailand is the 20th most populous nation in the world with a population of 67 million residents. Roughly 34% of the population is urbanized. The population consists of 75% Thais, 14% Chinese, 3% is Malay. The rest of the population is minority groups with various hill tribes, Hmongs and Khmers.

The country's official language is Thai, 95% of its people practice Buddhism. Thailand's capital city is the city of Bangkok, which is also the country's largest city. Bangkok is the commercial, political, and industrial hub of the country. Thailand's economic growth was quite rapid during the time period between 1985 and 1995. This rapid growth was instrumental in the country's new status as a newly industrialized nation. Thailand is a major exporter of Information and Communication Technology and electronic products.

Tourism also contributes significantly to the country's economy. Thailand has many great tourist attractions including its beautiful beaches, wonderful hotels and splendid landmarks across the country.

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