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Thailand
(5,280 words)

Ratcha Anachak Thai (The Kingdom of Thailand)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

69,411,000

Area

510,000 sq. km (200,000 sq. mi)

Population density

140/sq. km (350/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.22% (per 1,000: births 9, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

16%

Urban dwellers

51% (1.43% p.a.)

Largest cities

Bangkok 10,539,000; Chon Buri 1,399,000; Samut Prakan 1,307,000; Chiang Mai 1,167,000; Songkhla 967,000; plus 23 over 300,000

Languages & pe…

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“Thailand”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02THA>
First published online: 2020



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