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USEFUL INFORMATION AND FACTS ABOUT THAILAND.

Area total: 513,120 sq km
Land: 510,890 sq km
Water: 2,230 sq km
Comparative: slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming

Land boundaries:
Total: 4,863 km

Border countries:
Burma 1,800 km
Cambodia 803 km
Laos 1,754 km,
Malaysia 506 km
Coastline: 3,219 km

Climate:
Tropical; rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monsoon (mid-May to September); dry, cool northeast monsoon (November to mid-March); southern isthmus always hot and humid.

Terrain:
Central plain
Khorat Plateau in the east
Mountains elsewhere

Lowest point: Gulf of Thailand 0 m
Highest point: Doi Inthanon 2,576 m

Natural resources: Tin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, tantalum, timber, lead, fish, gypsum, lignite, fluorite, arable land.

Land use:
Arable land: 27.54%
Permanent crops: 6.93%
Other: 65.53% (2005)
Irrigated land: 64,150 sq km.

Nationality:
Noun: Thai (singular and plural)
Adjective: Thai

Ethnic groups:
Thai 75%
Chinese 14%,
Other 11%

Languages:
Thai, English, ethnic and regional dialects

Religions:
Buddhist (official) 94.6%,
Muslim 4.6%,
Christian 0.7%,
Other 0.1%

Population:
67,091,089 (July 2012 est.)
Country comparison to the world: 20

Age structure:
0-14 years: 19.9%
15-64 years: 70.9%
65 years and over: 9.2%