Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand is a country in
with coasts on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. It borders
to the northwest,
to the northeast,
to the southeast, and
to the south.
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Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city.
Chiang Mai is the hub of Northern Thailand. With a population of over 170,000 in the city proper, it is Thailand's sixth-largest city.
Pattaya is a seaside resort on the
Eastern Gulf Coast
of Thailand, about 150 km southeast of
Southern Thailand includes many of Thailand's most famous resorts on both the west-facing Andaman Sea coastline, and the east-facing Gulf of Thailand coast south of
Central Thailand, also known as the Central Plains, is the low-lying central region of Thailand.
Northern Thailand shares borders with
, as well as with the Central Plains and
Eastern Thailand comprises the seven provinces that lie south of
and east of the Central Plains, sandwiched between
Isaan, Thailand's northeast region, is an often overlooked part of the country. There's no coastline, so there are no beaches to lure sunseekers.
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