Thailand (official name: the Kingdom of Thailand), is a country located in South-East Asia, to the North by Laos and Myanmar, to the East by Laos and Cambodia, to the South by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, the West by the Andaman Sea and Myanmar. The Thai territorial waters east of Vietnam territorial borders in the Gulf of Thailand, South-western borders with the Indonesian and Indian waters in the Andaman Sea.
Thailand is a constitutional monarchy headed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej to the throne since 1946, the heads of State in the world and the longest reigning monarch in Thai history. The King of Thailand as is the ritual, the Commander-in-Chief of the military and the Buddhist spiritual leader of the country. The capital Bangkok is the largest city and a center of political, commercial, industrial and cultural.
Bangkok is the center of political, commercial, industrial and cultural. Among the cities in Asia, Bangkok is one of the places that bring more surprises for the world. Bangkok, with an area of 1,500 km ² and a population of over 6 million people showed for nearly one out of ten Thais was the Bangkok.
The main attractions include Buddhist temples, magnificent palaces and landscapes of the river water, “Venice of the East”. Bangkok is also well known as a shopping heaven in Asia. Visitors can find many shopping centers, air conditioners sold types of silk, precious stones, bronze, map, and countless items of international admiration.
Culture, Population and Politics
Thai culture influenced deeply from the Buddhist thought-the official religion was recognized as the State religion in this country and from the background of production depends on the water source. Can clearly see the two points above over to the day Festival. In culture, people expressed the devout reverence and hierarchical importance as well as age.
Thailand has a population of 62 million, with 80% of Thais, 10% Chinese, 4% Malay people together with the ethnic Lao, Khmer, Mon, and Indian. Ethnic diversity shows this country for so long has been an important junction in the region of Southeast Asia Thai people friendly and forgiving with wholeheartedly revered Buddhist faith.
State institutions: constitutional monarchy.
The structure of the organs of power:
The Defense Ministry of Thailand is located opposite the Imperial Palace-key forces in all the coup
The head of State is the King: are considered as sacred and inviolable. The King is the nominal head of State, Commander-in-Chief of the army and is the patron of Buddhism.
Normal visitors the majority don’t understand Thai. However, English may be widely used, especially in Bangkok, the place almost as major commercial language. Most hotels, shops and restaurants in the main points of attraction all tourists to use English or some European language and the directions are bilingual and are all over the country.
The currency unit of the Thai Baht is divided into 100 Sa-tang. Exchange rate around one Hong Kong dollar to eat five baht. Thai paper money denominations 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10. Coins are in denominations of 10, 5, 1 baht and 50, 25 sa-tang. Cash and Traveler’s cheque was free exchange with higher rates in the Bank or currency exchange points compared with the rate in the hotel.
Top 6 attractions in Thailand.
Lalu has the high stone column side folded into each layer with formation as to want to “penetrate the eyes of visitors”. And this will certainly be a new experience for anyone who by uncanny natural beauty, the grandeur of it. You can find to Lalu by going to Eastern Sa Kaeo, a location near Cambodia border surveillance.
2. Morakot Cave
When it came to this point of the cave, the outside light will help you see your dream scene inside out, and the door of the cave is covered by a lot of MOSS. Hear then nothing special but just when you see twinkling emerald green in the dark magical truth, you feel surreal beauty, get rid of this place.
3. Karma Beach
Between the vast beach has a small island and you have no choice but to go to the boat if you want to visit it. But the time and effort you spent will be rewarded, because you will experience a perfect beauty with smooth, white sand and the sea turquoise color waters. There you can directly watch the sunrise or sunset thorough and most brilliant.
4. The Similan Islands
This is the perfect relaxing place for you, not just by the beauty the splendor of the surrounding waters, which have both a Similan Elves under water, also by the abundance in marine ecosystems.
5. Sam Pan Bok
The Canyon here about 7 metres wide and 20 metres. To see the entire scene on high and has a few nice photos pô magnificent sight of the mountain forest, you can find to the cliffs near Ubon Ratchathani. In addition, Sam Pan Bok when night is also an ideal Stargazing locations with the river why towels towels on the night sky.
6. Khao Sok National Park
The best time to visit Khao Sok is the dry season, from December and April. At this time, you will see the limestone outcrops đc spectacular and sparkling waterfalls when you are sailing a walk around. Khao Sok is located at Khlong Sok district in southern Thailand.
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