Integration Of Faith And Learning
Country Overview Thailand is in in Southeast Asia bordered by the countries of Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. The country is also bordered to the Gulf of Thailand, which feeds in to the South China Sea. The climate is tropical, which results in an average yearly temperature in the low 80’s and has two monsoon seasons per year.
The population exceeds 67 million with approximately 34% living in urban areas. The largest ethnic group is Thai at over 95% and then Burmese at just over 1% of the overall population. Thai is the official language and only the elite within the country are taught English as a second language. Approximately 93% of the total population is literate with males at a slightly higher average. Thailand is a constitutional monarchy with King Bhumibol Adulyadej