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Population: 69.01 million (2018)

Geography: 514,000 square kilometres in Southeast Asia region

Climate: Tropical with very high humidity. Thailand has three distinct seasons: the hot season, the rainy season and the cool season.

World heritage sites: Historic town of Sukhothai, Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries, Historic city of Ayutthaya

Capital City: Bangkok

Languages: Thai, Karen, Khmer, Malay

Official language: Thai

Political system: Constitutional monarchy under a parliamentary democratic system

Travel advisory information: For up-to-date travel advice for Thailand from the New Zealand government visit

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