Business with Thailand - General Information

With a size of 513,115 square kilometers, the Kingdom of Thailand is located in Southeast Asia, surrounded by the following countries:

  • Myanmar
  • Laos
  • Cambodia
  • Malaysia

Thailand has a population of about 69 million people. The capital and biggest city is Bangkok with around 10 million inhabitants.

The major religion is Buddhism.

The official language is Thai. In most major companies, especially foreign ones, English is the common language.

There is a direct access to the Pacific Ocean (Gulf of Thailand), as well as to the Indian Ocean (Andaman Sea). The Pacific side has a coast length of 1,840 kilometers and the Indian coast side 865 kilometers, which equals a total coast length of 2,705 kilometers.

The Kingdom of Thailand is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary type of government

The Thai Baht (THB) is Thailand's official currency. At the current date, the official rate is 37.4576 THB for 1 Euro (30/11/2018).

Marius Mehner
Deputy Executive Director and Head of Consultancy Services Department


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