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18 interesting things you may not know about Thailand

Thailand is known as the 20th most populous country in the world, with 67 million people and 77 provinces. Bangkok is only a shortened name of the Thai capital, its full name includes all 169 letters called Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamp


SIAM is the ancient national name of Thailand used before 1939 and officially reused from 1945 to 1949.


Siamese Cats (Siamese) are cats native to Thailand with their characteristic blue eyes, black face and common ash color, divided into 2 groups: traditional cats and modern cats!


In Thailand, it is illegal to get out of your home without underwear.


Thailand is the world's largest rice exporter


The coast of Thailand is 3,219 km long.


Thailand is a constitutional monarchy (like England).


The twin brothers Chang Bunker and Eng Bunker got stuck in the sternum cartilage born in Thailand, born on May 11, 1811 and died together in 1873.


Bangkok has been dubbed the "Venice of the East" because there are so many canals surrounded, even all transportation activities are done on these canals.


The Thai capital Bangkok is actually fully named Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit.


Up to 90% of the Thai population is Buddhist.


The word "Thai" in Thai means "freedom" => Thailand means "the land of freedom"


Muay Thai boxing is a traditional martial art and a popular sport of Thailand, known as the "art of chi chi" (arms, legs, elbows, knees ...)


Currency of Thailand


Garuda (Kim Sieu Dieu) is the subject of the emblem of the Kingdom of Thailand and a symbol of loyalty in this country.


In their bowing culture, the Thai always keep their heads lower than the opposite, especially if they are older or in a higher position.


In Thailand, it is illegal to drive without clothes


Thailand is the 5th most friendly country in the world voted by Rough Guides (UK) readers.


World record with a record of 33 days and nights brave living with scorpions belongs to a Thai woman named Kanchana Ketkaew (39 years old)