Thailand in Brief: Thailand is a Southeast Asian
country, mapping on the heart of one, predominantly Buddhist Kingdom
almost equidistant between India and China. For centuries known by
outsiders as Siam, Thailand has been something of a Southeast Asian
migratory, cultural and religious crossroads. With an area of some
510,000 square kilometres and a population of 65 million, Thailand is
approximately the same size as France. Thailand shares borders with
Burma to the west and north, Laos P.D.R.to the northeast and north,
Cambodia to the east and Malaysia to south.
Thailand enjoys a tropical climate with three distinct seasons: Summer
starts from March through May; Rainy Season with plenty of sunshine
drops from June to September and Cool Season begins from October till
February. The average annual temperatures is 28 degrees Celsius (83
F.), ranging, in Bangkok, for example, from 30 degrees Celsius in April
to 25 degrees Celsius in December.
Religion: Theravada Buddhism is the
professed religion of more than 90% of all Thais, and crazes strongly
influences on daily life. Thais always have subscribed to the ideal of
religious freedom. Thus sizable minorities of Muslims, Christians,
Hindus, and Sikhs are freely pursued their respective faiths.
Culture: Thailand prefers very much its
own distinctive culture (drama, literature, music, architecture,
sculpture and painting, basket and silk weaving, lacquer ware, bronze
ware, pottery and jewelry), its own language and alphabets and also
culinary plus material arts. Beliefs and attitudes are own Thais.
Government: Thailand is a constitutional monarchy with a
bicameral parliamentarian system. His Majesty the King is popularly
held to be sacred and inviolable; he reigns as Head of State, upholder
of religions and Head of the Arms Forces.
Thailand is basically an agricultural country with about 80% of the
population engaged in farming or related occupations. Rice is the major
export as well as one of the
major foreign exchange earners, the other being tapioca,
sugar, natural rubber and of course tourism to round out the top five.
Thai is the national language. It
is very tonal and comes from the Sino-Tibetan Family.
Variations are spoken in the North and South with Laotian dialects
dominant in the Northeast. English is fluently spoken in areas
pertaining to tourism and trade. All roads and streets sign around Thai
Kingdom are written in Thai-English; therefore, the “Lost” is never
occurring with you. Some European conversations can speak in the
leading tourist hotels also.
Café: Today Thailand is not yesterday. Almost every residences is
available wifi technology. Thus, the internet click café, logging is on
every walking street, can find easily every tourist destinations.
Enjoy and spend
your holiday vacations in Thailand, you’ll never forget and
unbelievable what SIAM is. Amazing Thailand, the lands of friendly
Smiles, holiday never ends!!!
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