Information about Thailand
Population: 64.631.595 inhab.
Capital: Bangkok 4.425.720 inhab. (2005)
Official Languages: Thai, english
The flag carrier of Thailand is Thai Airways International (TG)
Main cities: Bangkok, Bangrak, Chiang mai, Chonburi, Hua hin, Pattaya city, Phayathai, Phuket, Rawai
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Thailand in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Thailand, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Thailand - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Baht (THB)
Time Zone: (GMT+7)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Pertussis, MMR vaccine, Typhoid fever