Thailand



Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma 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 extremity of Burma. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest.

NameThailand
Top Level Domain
.th
Alpha2 CodeTH
Alpha3 CodeTHA
Calling Codes
66
CapitalBangkok
Alt Spellings
TH
Prathet
Thai
Kingdom of Thailand
ราชอาณาจักรไทย
Ratcha Anachak Thai
RegionAsia
SubregionSouth-Eastern Asia
Population65327652
Latlng
15
100
DemonymThai
Area513120
Gini40
Timezones
UTC+07:00
Borders
MMR
KHM
LAO
MYS
Native Nameประเทศไทย
Numeric Code764
Currencies
CodeTHB
NameThai baht
Symbol฿
Languages
Iso639_1th
Iso639_2tha
NameThai
Native Nameไทย
Translations
DeThailand
EsTailandia
FrThaïlande
Jaタイ
ItTailandia
BrTailândia
PtTailândia
NlThailand
HrTajland
Faتایلند
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/tha.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymASEAN
NameAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations
Other Acronyms
Other Names
CiocTHA

Cities

Bangkok

Chiang Mai

Hat Yai

Nakhon Ratchasima

Pattaya

Phuket (city)

Surat Thani

Udon Thani

Destinations

Ancient City

Ao Phang Nga National Park

ASIATIQUE The Riverfront

Bang Pa-In Palace

Bangkok Art And Culture Centre

Chiang Mai Night Bazaar

Chiang Mai Night Safari

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Dream World

Emerald Pool

Erawan National Park

Erawan Shrine

Karon Viewpoint

Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

Khao Sok National Park

MBK Center

Mini Siam

National Museum

Pattaya Beach

Pattaya Floating Market

Phanom Rung Historical Park

Phimai Historical Park

Phuket FantaSea

Pratunam Market

Safari World

Sanctuary Of Truth

SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World

Sriracha Tiger Zoo

Sukhothai Historical Park

Tarutao National Park

The Big Buddha Image Phuket

The Erawan Museum

The Grand Palace

Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchaworamahawihan

Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram

Wat Chai Watthanaram

Wat Chalong

Wat Chedi Luang

Wat Chiang Man

Wat Maha That

Wat Phra Chetuphon

Wat Phra Kaew

Wat Phra Si Sanphet

Wat Phra Singh Woramahawihan

Wat Plai Laem

Wat Rong Khun

Wat Suan Dok

Wat Suthat Thepwararam Ratchaworahawihan

Wat Tham Suea

Ao Nang Beach

Baiyoke Tower II

BTS Skytrain

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chaweng Beach

Chiang Mai Zoo

Doi Ang Khang

Doi Inthanon

Doi Inthanon National Park

Doi Suthep

Doi Suthep–Pui National Park

Doi Tung

Elephant Nature Park

Giant Swing

Hat Rin

Jim Thompson House Museum

Jomtien Beach

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kamala Beach

Karon Beach

Kata Noi Beach

Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Khao Phing Kan

Khao Yai National Park

Khaosan Road

Ko Hong

Ko Hong, Phang-nga Province

Ko Kret

Ko Lan

Ko Lipe

Ko Ngai

Ko Phi Phi Lee

Ko Poda

Ko Samet

Lumphini Park

Maeklong Railway

Mu Koh Angthong National Marine Park

Patpong

Railay Beach

Rattanakosin Island

Similan Islands

Soi Cowboy

Tachai Island

Thanon Bangla

Tiger Temple

Victory Monument

Vimanmek Mansion

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Ratchaworawihan

Wat Saket Temple

Wat Traimit Withayaram Worawihan

Yaowarat Road



Nationals of the following countries may enter Thailand by air without a visa for a visit of up to 30 days. Entering Thailand by land may only get you a visa valid for 15 days.

Argentina(90 days), Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil(90 days), Brunei, Cambodia(14 days), Canada, Chile(90 days), Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru(90 days), Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea(90 days), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vietnam.

Nationals from the following countries can obtain a visa on arrival and stay for up to 15 days.
Andorra, Bhutan, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Romania, Saudi Arabia, San Marino, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

If you overstay your visa you will have to pay 500Bht per day at the border/airport. If you get caught by the police anywhere else you are looking at MINIMUM a few days in a Thai prison. Overstaying (even by one day) may result in prison, trial and deportation.

You cannot stay for more than 90 days in a 180 day period if you entered on a "visa exemption" program, this does not apply to days entered on a visa obtained from an embassy or consulate.

If you are from a non ASEAN nation and crossing by land you can only enter Thailand twice in one calender year without a visa. So either fly in/out or get a visa.

Visa to Thailand

Official site for Visa requirements

Thailand Embassies and Consulates

Or if you want a longer story, please visit www.thaivisa.com


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time



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