interesting facts about Thailand

October 28, 2009 | In: Countries facts

Thailand is often nicknamed as the “Land Of Smiles,” because of the perceived gentleness of its people. Thailand is also known as the “Land of white Elephant.

The Thai name for Bangkok is Krung Thep but it is also known as City of Angels.

“The Beach” starring Leonardo di Caprio was filmed on Phi Phi Island.

The Orchid is Thailand’s best flowering export. Exports of the Orchid are valued at US$250million annually.

95% of the Thai people are Buddhists of the Theravada tradition.

Thailand is the 49th country area wise, with its total land area of 514,000 kmĀ² .

Thai people learn English since we are 6 years old. But never be able to use it in real life

Thailand’s national anthem was composed by a German, Peter Feit.

Red Bull, the rather famous energy drink, has its origins in Thailand, and was originally called Red Guar.

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2 Responses to interesting facts about Thailand


Thai Orchid

December 9th, 2009 at 3:45 am

That is great. I like thai orchid very much. Thanks.



July 17th, 2010 at 2:28 am

these are really good facts
i enjoyed them
and used them

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