Thailand is located in Southeast Asia and borders a total of four countries. It has a population of about 69 million inhabitants, about half of which live in urban areas and cities, mostly in big metropolises like Bangkok or Nonthaburi City. Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, also called Krung Thep among Thai people, has the highest population figures, with approximately 5.69 million people.
Home to an astounding 1,430 islands, the most famous of which is Koh Phi Phi, which was featured in the movie The Beach.
In the Thai language, the name ‘Thailand’ is Prathet Thai, which translates to “Land of the Free.”