Study in Thailand – the land of smiles. Here is a brief country profile for those considering Thailand as a study destination.
Population: 67 millions
Gross domestic product: USD 5,474 per capita
Capital city: Bangkok
Study in Thailand – the Land of Smiles! StudySEA can help you with studies at the country’s only American university – Webster University Thailand.
Thailand is situated in the center of the Indochina peninsula in South East Asia and is in near travel distance to the rest of the region. The country, known as the Land of Smiles is one of Asia’s most popular travel destinations. It is the only country in South East Asia not to have been colonized.
A Buddhist country with open arms
Thailand is known for its beautiful architecture inspired by the country’s dominating religion – Buddhism. Beautiful temples are everywhere with interesting history behind. The majority of the Thai population are Buddhists, which is felt by their friendliness and respect for each other and strangers. Often, when entering or leaving a shop or restaurant, the Thais show their gratitude by bowing slightly with their hands together in a prayer-like fashion.
The country’s beautiful exotic nature with white bounty beaches attracts tourists from all over the world. The hospitality of the locals is one of the reasons why many foreigners feel comfortable and safe by living in Thailand. According to Time, Bangkok is the world’s most visited city.
Thai is the official language. English is commonly spoken among the younger generation particularly in and around Bangkok Bangkok and the most popular tourist destinations as Phuket and Pattaya.
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