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A state of Asia known until the 1930s as Siam, Thailand took on the name of Thailand only in 1949. Located on the Indochinese peninsula, its geographical heart is the Menam (Chao Phraya) basin, whose fertile plains attracted the Thais, the Sino-Tibetan populations who settled there around the century. XII-XIII coming from the mountains of Yunnan. The city-states, the invention of Thai writing and the spread of culture, before contact with the Khmer people, are traced back to them., of which laws, language and traditions were assumed. Prospero and respected throughout Asia, the Thai kingdom repelled the attacks of the warlike Burmese neighbors and the colonialist aims of the European countries, interested in its strategic position, squeezed between the two oceans. In eight hundred years of history, the people have never been colonized: Thailand, the “land of free men”, was ruled by an alternation of dynasties until the advent of the Chakri, who have reigned over these lands since the end of the eighteenth century. In the course of the twentieth century Thailand approached the United States, enjoying the protection of the American giant attracted, especially after the Second World War, by the possibility of strategic and military support represented by the country on the hot fronts of Southeast Asia. From the middle of the century. XX, Thailand, however, lives in an alternation of political upheavals, characterized by frequent coups and the succession of military regimes. To counteract the proximity to the West and its cultural and economic models, the request has also emerged in the country for a recovery of the most authentically Asian, nationalist and progressive values, a trend that is typical of the whole Indochinese area. According to COUNTRYAAH, Thailand is a nation in Southeastern Asia, the capital city of which is Bangkok. The latest population of Thailand is 69,799,989. ACEINLAND: Lists and descriptions of main religions and beliefs in Thailand, including religion demographics and statistics on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, etc.
CLIMATE
The climate of Thailand is fundamentally affected by the monsoon circulation, the effects of which, however, are not homogeneous throughout the territory both for the considerable extension in latitude (from 20º27´ to 5º37´N) and for the wide contact with the sea of ​​some areas and, on the contrary, due to the presence in others of mountain ranges arranged in such a way as to block the flow of masses of humid air. In general, it is possible to distinguish two seasons, one dry and one rainy: the latter occurs during the summer period and tends to expand in the Malay peninsula, where practically the climate can be defined as equatorial, with very limited thermal excursions (in Songkhla the average annual temperature is 27.5 ºC while those of January and July are respectively 26.3 and 27.9 ºC) and substantial rainfall, over 2000 mm per year. In the northern part, on the other hand, the climate is drier, with rainfall of less than 1500 mm and, in the innermost areas, even less than 1000 mm; the dry season, due to the influx of dry winds from the N, runs from November to February, with average temperatures of 20-24 ºC, and the rainy season from April to October: from mid-February to mid-April is the most warm, with daily averages of 30ºC in the plains.

Thailand Location and Climate

Thailand borders Laos to the northeast and east, Cambodia to the southeast, the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia to the south, the Andaman Sea to the southwest, Myanmar to the west and north. The core area of ​​Thailand is the basin of the Chao Phraya , in particular the alluvial plain surrounded by terraced and… Read More »

Thailand Arts and Music

CULTURE: TRADITIONS In Thailand, despite the openness to all forms of progress, there is a deep attachment to traditions, which unites all social strata. The cycle of life, from birth to death, is linked to numerous beliefs and superstitions, such as the fear of evil spirits (phi), death understood as a positive and happy event,… Read More »

Thailand Geography

TERRITORY: MORPHOLOGY Thailand occupies the relatively low central section of the Indochinese peninsula, extending from N to S for approx. 1700 km, with a maximum width of approx. 800 km. The territory largely corresponds to a large depression area, invaded in the Cenozoic era by the waters of the Gulf of Siam and subsequently filled… Read More »

Thailand Literature

The earliest testimony in the Thai language is constituted by the inscription of Rāma K’amhneg of 1292. A series of later inscriptions are attributed to King Lü Thai, but it is only with the reign of Ramath’ibodi I (1350-69) that the Thai literature begins to outline a systematic history, although a good part of the… Read More »

Thailand Economy

Business Thailand is leading a second generation of so-called tiger countries which, with low wage and ancillary wage costs and a talent for innovation, significantly increase the competitive pressure on the world market. Supported by the appreciation of the Japanese yen and the increasing relocation of labor-intensive production from East to Southeast Asia, an unprecedented… Read More »

Conflicts in Thailand Part III

Pressure on the rebels In 2007, the government launched a major offensive aimed at carrying out mass arrests of suspects in the conflict area. Nearly 2,000 people were arrested in two months and the criticism was sharp from human rights organizations. The Thai government is accused, among other things, of various forms of torture in… Read More »

Conflicts in Thailand Part II

The red and yellow shirts During the years 2008 to 2010, Thailand was hit by several revolutionary political crises that degenerated into violent protests, concentrated in the capital Bangkok. In August 2008, large parts of Bangkok, including the airport, were besieged by yellow-clad protesters. The protesters managed to force new elections, which were won by… Read More »

Conflicts in Thailand Part I

For many, Thailand is the definition of paradise with sandy beaches, turquoise waters and hospitable people. What does not fit in that description are the political problems that in recent years have led to extensive demonstrations in Bangkok, as well as the armed conflict that is going on in the southern parts of the country… Read More »

IELTS Test Centers in Thailand

IELTS Testing Centres in Thailand In total, there are 10 test locations in Thailand that offer IELTS exams. You can select the one which is closer to you. There are two types of test format available for IELTS exams: paper-based or computer-delivered. For both formats, the Speaking Section is done with a real IELTS examiner… Read More »

SAT Test Centers and Dates in Thailand

According to the College Board, there are 29 test centers for SAT and SAT Subject Tests in Thailand. Please note that before you register either of the SAT exams, you should choose your test date and test location. Each testing location is affiliated with an educational institution, such as high school, community college, or university.… Read More »

GMAT Test Centers in Thailand

GMAT Testing Locations We have found 2 GMAT test centres in Thailand, located in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. For specific test dates of 2019, please refer to the end of this page. #1. Movaci Technology 420/11-13 Chaang Klaan Road Tambon Changklaan, Muang Chiang Mai 50100 Thailand Phone: +66 (053) 920 555 Test Center Information Chiang Mai… Read More »

MCAT Test Centers in Thailand

According to AAMC (the MCAT test maker), there are 1 MCAT test centers in Thailand. Most testing centers are located inside a college or university. You can select a testing location that is nearest to you. Please note that you are able to choose a test center when registering for the MCAT. BANGKOK MANEEYA CENTER… Read More »

TOEFL Test Centers in Thailand

The TOEFL iBT test is offered in this location. The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice. To find the most up-to-date list of available test centers (including addresses), dates and times, click the button… Read More »