Thailand Destinations
Capital: Bangkok
Population: 67,091,120
Currency: Thai baht
Known as the land of a "Thousand Smiles", Thailand attracts so many tourists around the world. Thailand is a country on Southeast Asia known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha, a revered symbol. In Bangkok, the capital, an ultramodern cityscape rises next to quiet canal and riverside communities. Commercial hubs such as Chinatown consist of labyrinthine alleys crammed with shophouses, markets and diners.