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Luha Prasat (Bangkok, Thailand) - Photo by ~MVI~ - CC-BY

Population ..................................................................60,609,046
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 2,740
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 165.8
Unemployment....................................................................4.5%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.2
Labor force (%) ....... 2.0
 

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old capital city of thailand - Photo by honey-bee - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................198,456sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 13
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 21
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 69
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 33
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 89
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 5

 

Go to Thailand Capital City Bangkok City Profile - To Thailand History

Bangkok Post __ Online English language newspaper. - illustrated - From Bangkok Post - http://www.bangkokpost.co.th/ 

CIA - The World Factbook -- Thailand __ A detailed look at Thailand including Thai history, Thai culture, political structure, economy and more. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/th.html

Colleges and Universities - Thailand __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/th.html

Country Profile: Thailand __ "Thailand is a country of mountains, tropical rainforests and flat plains. For many years agriculture was the main employer...But a thriving economy in the 1980s and early 1990s - with average annual growth of almost 9% - led to increasing numbers of Thais finding work in the expanding industrial and services sectors...The bubble burst in 1997 with the financial crisis throughout the region." - History, political structure, culture, economics and media. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1237845.stm

Economy of Thailand __ "The economy of Thailand is export-dependent, with exports accounting for 60% of GDP. The exchange rate has reached 37.00/usd (GDP $7.3 trln baht) as of October 26, 2006, for a nominal GDP at market rates of approximately US$ 200 bln. This keeps Thailand as the 2nd largest economy in Southeast Asia, after Indonesia, a position it has held for many years." An encyclopedic article about the Thai economy with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Thailand 
 
Ethnologue report for Thailand __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Thailand. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Thailand

 

Maps Of Thailand __ You will find a wide variety of Thailand map resources. Select Thailand maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Thailand.html 

The Royal Thai Embassy, Washington, D.C. __ Here is a place to begin your study of Thailand. You will learn about Thai Royalty, find an overview of the country, learn about Thai international concerns, policies, tour information and much more. - illustrated - From Royal Thai Embassy - http://www.thaiembdc.org/index.htm

Royal Thai Government __ Official Thai news resource about the activities of the Royal Thai government provided by the government of Thailand. - illustrated - From thaigov.go.th - http://www.thaigov.go.th/en/government/government_news.aspx
 
The Thai Chamber of Commerce :: Board of Trade of Thailand __ " Thai Chamber of Commerce " is a non-profit institution established to promote trade, industry, agriculture, finance and economy and to assist its members in solving business operational problems in order to protect benefits of the country as a whole ..." Learn how business is conducted, find information about the Thailand economy, the goals, and much more. - illustrated - From thaiechamber.com - http://www.thaiechamber.com/cms/main.jsp 



Thailand __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/thailand/

Thailand __ A guide to Thailand law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/thailand.html
 
Thailand __ Good overview of Thailand including Thai history, Thailand culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108034.html

Thailand __ "There is more visible historical evidence of past eras in Thailand than in any other South-East Asian country, so if you're interested in ruins, temples and deserted cities, this is the place to go. For pure holiday-making magic, Thailand's islands and beaches are working definitions of heaven (once you get out of the shadows of the evil multinational hotels)." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_east_asia/thailand/

Thailand: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Thailand geography, Thailand maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blthailand.htm

Thailand Life - Home __ Here is a remarkable place to learn something about Thai daily life by Panrit "Gor" Daoruang, Thailand's most famous Internet teenager. "I am Panrit "Gor" Daoruang, a Thai teenager and the webmaster of this online magazine. (I used to be called Nattawud but I changed my name after I received a lot of bad luck.) I am going to show you all about my home country, Thailand, through my every-day life. I have been writing about my experiences since I was 12 years old. - illustrated - From thailandlife.com - http://www.thailandlife.com/

thailand map and map of thailand information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Thailand, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/th.htm

Thailand Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Thailand. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Thailand/
 
Thailand Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Thailand as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Thailand and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/thailand

Thailand Pictures, Thailand Photos, Thailand Maps __ This is a commercial travel site but loaded with information. You will find pictures of Thailand, maps of Thailand and much more. - illustrated - From travelsinparadise.com - http://www.travelsinparadise.com/photos/thailand.html 

Thailand Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Thailand video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/thailand/

Trade Shows in Thailand,Trade Fairs in Thailand,Thailand Trade ... __ "Find information on Thailand trade shows,trade fairs, trade exhibitions, business trade shows, business trade fairs, ..." - From biztradeshows.com - http://www.biztradeshows.com/thailand/ 
 

 

 

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