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The latest news from Thailand. Daily updates including articles, headlines, breaking stories and videos from our local reporters.

Thailand, formally the “Kingdom of Thailand” and historically recognized as Siam, is a nation in the middle of the Indochinese Peninsula in South-East Asia, made up of 76 provinces. With a geographical area of 513,120 km2 (198,120 sq mi) and over 68 million people, Thailand is the world’s 50th largest nation in total and the 21st most populous. Bangkok is the capital and the biggest city, a special administrative area. Thailand is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern tip of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest.

CityPopulation
Bangkok8.3 Million
Phuket420,000
Pattaya320,000
Hua Hin60,000
Koh Samui70,000
Chiang Mai130,000
Chiang Rai70,000
Krabi470,000
Phang Nga270,000

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