Thailand

Thailand

Thailand (Thai: ประเทศไทย [pratʰêːt Taj]), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (listen ราช อาณาจักร ไทย [râːt͡ɕʰáʔaːnaːt͡ɕàk Taj] / i, colloquially: listen เมือง ไทย [mɯːaŋ Taj] / i?), Is a country in Southeast Asia. It shares borders with Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, the Andaman Sea (part of the Indian Ocean) and the Gulf of Thailand (part of the Pacific Ocean). The country is governed as a constitutional monarchy. King Bhumibol Adulyadej was head of state since 1946th The capital of Thailand and by far the largest city in the country is Bangkok. Thailand is a member of the Group of Twenty. The approximately 68 million inhabitants are 75\% ethnic Thai and 14\% Chinese; mostly Malays living in the three southernmost provinces. Buddhism is the dominant religion of the country, almost 95\% of Thais are committed to him, he is particularly encouraged by the state, but is not an official state religion; 4.5\% are Muslims.

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