Ten fun facts about Thailand

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Fact 1:
The Tee Law Su is the highest waterfall in Thailand.

Fact 2:
The name Thailand means Lands of the Free.

Fact 3:
Thailand was known as Siam until 1939.


Fact 4:
The capital city of Thailand is Bangkok.

Fact 5:
The currency in Thailand is the Baht.

Fact 6:
Doi Inthanon is the highest peak in Thailand.

Fact 7:
Phuket is Thailandís largest island.

Fact 8:
The life expectancy of a Thai person is 69 years.

Fact 9:
The Thai flag has five horizontal bands of red, white and blue.

Fact 10:
Thailand borders Burman, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia.

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Is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia.


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Population
64,456,700

Sources
CIA The World Factbook