Thailand, officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand, is a Southeast Asian country located at the center of the Indochina peninsula. Stretching over 198,000 square miles, Thailand is the world’s 51st largest and the 20th most populous country in the world. Its capitol, Bangkok, is Thailand’s political, commercial, industrial and cultural hub. A constitutional system was established in 1932, but Thailand’s monarchy and military have continued to intervene periodically in politics and a military junta took power in May 2014. Its large population and growing economy has made Indonesia a middle power in the Southeast Asian region of the world.

General Information
Official Name: 
Kingdom of Thailand ราชอาณาจักรไทย (Ratcha Anachak Thai)
Capitol: 
Bangkok
Population: 
68,554,000
Languages: 
Thai, English
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
513,120
Year of UN Membership: 
1946
Year of Present State Formation: 
1776
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$373.627 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$10,227 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
2.90 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.72
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
39.40
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
Islamic Group
Asian Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ADB: Asian Development Bank
APEC: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
ARF: ASEAN Regional Forum
ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations
BIMSTEC: Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation
BIS: Bank for International Settlements
CD: Community of Democracies
CICA: Conference of Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia
CP: Colombo Plan
EAS: East Asia Summit
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IHO: International Hydrographic Organization
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OAS: Organization of American States
OIC: Organization of Islamic Cooperation
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
PIF: Pacific Islands Forum
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
UNMOGIP: UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
351 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 754-2230
(212) 688-3029
thailand@un.int

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