Thailand


is a country in South East Asia. Its neighboring countries are
Cambodia on the east, Burma (now called Myanmar) on the west, Laos on the north,
and Malaysia on the south. The main river in is the Chao Phraya River
which flows south out of the Mae Nam River. The word nam means water in Thai.
Most of the rivers in Thailand start with Mae Nam something. For example: Mae
Nam Ping, Mae Nam Yom, Mae Nam Wang, Mae Nam Songkram, Mae Nam Ngao, Mae Nam
Tapi and Many others. The Chao Phraya River (pronounced chow pee-ah) starts
near the city of Singha Buri and flows south through Bangkok, the capital, and
into the Gulf of Siam (Aowthai).
The country of Thailand is a little bit less than ...

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people per square mile. The population density of the United States is 72.22
people per square mile. Thailand, even though it has a much smaller population
and land area than the United States, has a much greater population density.
The population of Massachusetts is 6,000,000 people or 9.53 times smaller than
Thailand. Massachusetts population density is 750 people per square mile.
Massachusetts population density is about 2.75 times larger tha that of Thailand.

The climate of Thailand is mainly sub tropical. Thailand has a mild
winter, hot dry spring, hot wet summer, and jumps straight into winter again
with no fall. This climate covers most of the northern part of Thailand. On
the peninsula that juts out on the southern side the climate becomes totally
tropical with a hot, wet, year-long summer.
The capital of Thailand is Bangkok which is located in the middle of the
Central Region on the Gulf of Siam. Bangkok is Know as the "Venice of the east"
because of its many ...

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Region of Thailand.
95% of the Thai population is Buddhist. People who follow the Buddhist
religion are almost all very orthodox in their ways. They believe that pain and
evil are caused by desire and that to conquer desire is to attain Nirvana.
Nirvana is the highest attainable state of bliss in Buddhism, in which all
desire and suffering are extinguished and the soul is absorbed into the supreme
universal soul. The other 5% of the people are Moslems or followers of Islam.
They face the holy city of Mecca and pray five times a day. They believe that
if they die in a jihad (holy war) then they will go straight to heaven. Another
way to get a "free ticket" to heaven is to make a ...

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