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Capital : Bangkok
Language :  Thai
Currency :  Baht
Population : 68 145 000
Area : 513 120 km2

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Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. 25.8% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 32,477,000 motor vehicles (499 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. A building with a planned height of 315 meters (70 floors) is being built in Bangkok. It is to be completed in 2019.

4. The national top-level domain is .th . There are over 62,500 websites with this extension.

5. The most popular pages with the extension .th are google.co.th, dealfish.co.th and manager.co.th.

6. In this country there are over 180 053 km of paved roads including over 450 km of express roads (0.28% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 101 airports, 63 of the paved surface.

8. In this country there are more than 4 071 km of railway tracks.

9. Siamese cats come from Thailand.

10. The first case of HIV infection was recorded in Thailand in 1984.

11. The longest snake found over 10 meters long was found there.

12. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 8.2 Mb / s and the maximum is 58.3 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

13. Full name of the country – Kingdom of Thailand.

14. Political system – constitutional monarchy.


Geography in Thailand

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1. Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple located in the city of Khun Han is built of 1.5 million bottles of beer.

2. Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. It is the full name of the city of Bangkok which means: “The city of angels, the great city and the residence of the holy jewel Indra (Emerald Buddha), the impregnable city of God, the great capital of the world, decorated with nine priceless precious stones, full of huge royal palaces, equal to the heavenly home of the reborn God; city, donated by Indra and built by Vishvakarman. ”

3. Thailand borders with such countries as: Myanmar 1,800 km, Cambodia 803 km, Laos 1,754 km, Malaysia 506 km.

4. 10% of all bird species live in Thailand.

5. The country is 1.6 times bigger than Poland.

6. The longest river is Menam, 365 km long.

7. The highest peak is Doi Inthanon, 2,595 m above sea level.

8. In Thailand there are 210,600 km2 of agricultural land (41% of the country).

9. Ban Na Yang is the highest located city in the country.

10. 144024 km2 of the country is covered by forests (28.2%)

11. 10% of all species of animals on Earth live in Thailand.

112. The nearest capital in a straight line from Bangkok is Vientiane (Laos) – 506 km.

113. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Bangkok is Lima (Peru) – 19715 km.


Finance in Thailand

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1. The minimum wage starts from 300 bat per day (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Thailand is 20%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 20% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 7% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.4%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 397 475,000,000 (PLN 1,701,193,000,000 ),
– in 2018 it is $ 455,000,000,000 (PLN 1,947,400,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 45.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 181 646 075 000 (PLN 777 445 201 000),
2018 year was 41.8 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 190 190,000,000 (PLN 814,133,000,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 2,921 (PLN 12,503).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 140,700,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 152 733 000 000 .

9. The percentage share in the global Thai economy in 2015 is 0.51% (for comparison, Poland’s share is 0.74%, and the United States – 23.32%).

10. This country has 2018 over year $204,800,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (1.35% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

11. The amount of gold reserves in …
2015 was 152400 kg ,
2018 of the year is 154,000 kg


Law in Thailand

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area ranges from 80 to 90 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 80 to 120 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

4. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 60.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 20% (2018).

7. The tax on goods and services is 7% (2018).

8. In Thailand, although prostitution is illegal, public houses can be opened for “tourist purposes”.

9. In Thailand, adulthood is reached at the age of 20.

10. Prostitution is illegal, but the law is very rarely enforced in this case.

11. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 17 (with the parents’ consent).

12. In this country, the traffic is left-handed.

13. In this country, a person of 10 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

14. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 33 days.

15. The last death penalty was carried out in 2009.


Education in Thailand

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 91.

4. In this country there are 3.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 2,148,432 people).


Work in Thailand

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1. The minimum wage starts from 300 bat per day (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Thailand is 20%.

3. Men and women can retire at the age of 60.

4. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 1% .

5. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 13 790 ฿.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 20% (2018).

7. People earning over $100,000 a year have to pay 24% tax.

8. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 33 days.

9. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Thailand

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1. The tallest building in Thailand is Mahanakhon in Bangkok, which is 314.2 meters high (75 floors). It was built in 2016.

2. In Bangkok there are currently 51 “skyscrapers” (buildings with a height of over 150 meters).

3. Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. It is the full name of the city of Bangkok which means: “The city of angels, the great city and the residence of the holy jewel Indra (Emerald Buddha), the impregnable city of God, the great capital of the world, decorated with nine priceless precious stones, full of huge royal palaces, equal to the heavenly home of the reborn God; city, donated by Indra and built by Vishvakarman. ”

4. The largest airport in Thailand is located in Bang Phli. Annually over 46 million people use it.

5. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

6. It is the only country in Southeast Asia that has never been colonized by European nations.

7. Thailand is the largest orchid exporter in the world. Over 1,500 species grow wild in the forests.

8. Thailand is the world’s largest producer of tin.

9. In 2009, cameras at intersections were installed in Bangkok. After the first week of their operation, over 25,000 people were registered, who passed through a red light.

10. Bhumibol Adulyadej is the world’s longest ruling ruler in the world. He took over the throne in 1946.

11. The longest river is Menam, 365 km long.

12. The highest peak is Doi Inthanon, 2,595 m above sea level.

13. Ban Na Yang is the highest located city in the country.

14. There is the world’s largest Buddha statue of gold, up to 9.8 m high.

15. The lowest temperature: -1.4 °C was measured at Sakon Nakhon.

16. The highest temperature: 44.5 °C was measured in Uttaradit.


Army in Thailand

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 23 place,
2018 > year – 26 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 300,000 professional and 240,000 reservists,
2018 year – 335 420 professional and 292 000 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 740 tanks, 1200 armored vehicles, 540 jet aircraft and 230 helicopters,
2018 year – 737 tanks, 2614 armored vehicles, 563 jet aircraft and 299 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 5,400,000,000 (PLN 23,122,000,000),
2018 year – $ 5,390,000,000 (PLN 23,069,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about ships, in 2018 it was about ships.


Society in Thailand

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1. 16 Thais have accumulated assets greater than one billion US dollars.

2. In Thailand, an average person consumes about 2.8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most drinks are spirit – 73%, then beer – 26.6%, and wine – 0.4%.

4. In 2013, 13,650 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 60.

6. 17% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 11 070 000 people).

7. 1.2% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

8. The average IQ level is 91.

9. In this country, women having their first child on average 23.3 years old.

10. On average, women give birth to 1.5 children.

11. In this country over 38,000,000 (2015) 57 000 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 87% of the population).

12. Around 36 200 000 (2015) 46 000 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

13. The population density is 130 people / km².

14. The main religion is 95% Buddhism.

16. In Thailand, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 81 minutes a day. This is the second result in the world.

17. The average age people living in this country is 36.7 years old.

18. In this country there are around:
11,360,000 people (17.41%) in the age range 0-14 years.
47,454,000 people (72.73%) in the age range 15-64 years.
6,433,400 people (9.86%) over 65 years old.

19. In this country, about 730,000 children are born each year (1.1% of the population), and about 509 000 people die (0.8% of the population).

20. 156 people out of 1,000 have firearms.

21. 32% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

22. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 47 cigarettes a month.

23. The average life expectancy in this country is 73.6 years (women – 77.1 years and men – 70.2 years).


Symbols of Thailand

1. The national alcohol is Mekhong whiskey.

2. The symbol of Thailand is the elephant.

3. The national animal is a Thai elephant.

4. The national fruit is mangosteen.

5. The Thailand flag is raised on masts every day at 8:00 am and leaves at 18:00.

6. Before 1917, the flag had a picture of a white elephant on a red background.

7. Motto of the country – “Nation, Religion, King”.


Customs in Thailand

1. In Thailand, a popular method of slimming is putting lettuce seeds into the ears before eating. They oppress the nerves that supposedly reduce hunger.

2. In Thailand, the head is the most important part of the body, no one can ever touch the head of another person, even children.

3. Sitting, you must hide your feet under yourself, you can not direct them to a holy statue or another person.


History of Thailand

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1. The Krating Daeng drink produced in Thailand since 1976 has become an inspiration for the creation of Red Bull, which is popular all over the world today.

2. Before 1917, the flag had a picture of a white elephant on a red background.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1932.

4. The country joined the UN on December 16, 1946.


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What is the highest peak in Thailand?

The highest peak in Thailand is Doi Inthanon (2565 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Thailand?

The largest river in Thailand is Menam, 365 km.

answer: Marta


What Thailand has national colors?

National colors: red white and blue.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Mekhong whiskey.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a Thai elephant.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Thailand?

Thailand borders with such countries as: Myanmar 1 800 km, Cambodia 803 km, Laos 1 754 km, Malaysia 506 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 36.7 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage starts from 300 bat per day (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Thailand?

The population density is 128 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Nation, Religion, King”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 44.5 ° C was measured in Uttaradit.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -1.4 ° C was measured at Sakon Nakhon.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta