As we explore the Asia Pacific, we uncover some facts and figures about Thailand. Did you know the following about the country?

1.       Thailand has a total land and water area of 531,120 sq. km almost double of the UK. (cia.gov)

2.       95.9% of people speak Thai (cia.gov)

3.       Thailand holds a population of 67,741,401 (cia.gov)

4.       In Thailand, the mother’s mean age at birth is 23.3 years (cia.gov)

5.       The national symbol of Thailand is a garuda a half man – half bird creature. (cia.gov)

6.       Thailand holds the third lowest worldwide unemployment rate of 0.7% (cia.gov)

7.       Thailand emits 269.6 million Mt from energy use (2011 est. cia.gov)

8.       International Dial Code +66