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Country Snapshot | Thailand
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Name: The Kingdom of Thailand

Date of Independence: 1238 (traditional founding date; never colonized)

Date of Admission to the United Nations: December 16, 1946

Geographical Size: 513,120 sq. km: land 510,890 sq. km and water 2,230 sq. km

Population: 68,615,858 (July 2018 est.)

Demographic Information:

 Thai 97.5%,

 Burmese 1.3%

 Other 1.1%

 Unspecified < 1% (2015 est.)

Form of Government:

The Royal Thai Government is composed of three branches: the executive, the legislative, and the judiciary.

Executive branch: Council of Ministers (Cabinet), consisting of t…

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“Country Snapshot | Thailand”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_2084>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922



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