When did they first name Thailand Thailand?

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Siam was the original name of Thailand until there year June 23, 1939 when it was changed to Thailand. It was renamed Siam again from 1945-1949 after which it was again renamed Thailand.
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Where is Thailand?

Thailand's location is in southeast Asia with a western border withBurma, (or Myanmar) and a North Eastern border with Laos. Far southin the country, near Phucket, is southern border with Malaysia. Ithas a long coastline, which along the west of the country isbordering on the Andaman sea. Recently I (MORE)

What to do in Thailand?

You can have something in Thailand. I don't know what to do. Because I am not intrested. If anyone here from Thailand please edit. Update Well, right now economy growth of Thailand is very high. Real estate and Tourism grows very fast. There are many Thailand Property and Thailand Real e (MORE)

What are the names of the King and the President of Thailand?

Thailand is a constitutional monarchy so doesn't actually have a president in the normal sense of the word. The head of state is the Thai King His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The Thai Prime Minister is Yingluck Shinawatra (as of April 2012). To confuse matters further there is a posi (MORE)

What can you do with 8000 Thailand money in Thailand?

Spend it of course!!! 8000 B. .. u can buy a lot of thing over there because Thai money is pretty cheap when compare with US money ..right now 36 B.=1$ US Buy things that you think are special. Buy things for your boyfriend, girlfriend, whoever. Most importantly, buy things for yourself. Go sh (MORE)

What is the official name of Thailand?

According to documents on official government websites the official name of Thailand is "Kingdom of Thailand". In case if the question might mean how Thai would really call Thailand, Thai people would just say Thai as the name of the country. Suffix -land added in English language is to emphasise t (MORE)

What is there to do in Thailand?

As a holiday destination Thailand offers everything from beach holidays, diving, snorkeling, trekking and wildlife tours, Buddhist retreats, volunteer opportunities in communities or teaching English and of course sightseeing. Go to phi phi islands, kanchanaburi waterfalls, shop at chatuchak in B (MORE)

Why did Siam change its name to Thailand?

The country's official name was Siam ( Thai : สยาม; IPA: [saˈjaːm] , RTGS : Sayam origin unknown) until 23 June 1939 , [3] , when it was changed to Thailand; it was renamed Siam between 1945 and 11 May 1949 , after which the name Thailand was once again adopted. (MORE)

Who founded Thailand?

Khun Bang Klang Thao and Khun Pha Muang Most historians believe the Thais, originated from southern China in the early part of the Christian era. Firstly forming a number of city-states in the north of what is present-day Thailand, in places like Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai. Eventu (MORE)

How did Thailand get its name?

The name Thailand was changed in 1939 and it was more commonly known as the name of Siam it was changed to Thailand because Thailand stands for free land or free the land and is very meaningful to the people of Thailand.

What was Thailand's name before it became Thailand?

Name "Thailand" come from the Field Marshall "Plak Piboonsongklam" about 70-80 years ago. He needed develope nation to be the civilized country. So, he changed many structures in Thailand such as Dressing, Words of greet, folkways, traditional culture, New year day (old new year day of Thailand is A (MORE)

Popular name of Thailand?

The current name of the country is Thailand (เมืองไทย [muang thai] or ประเทศไทย [prated thai]), and has been since it was changed in the 1930s. Thai (ไทย) means "free". Formerly called Siam (the origi (MORE)

What is the name of the king of Thailand?

The current king of Thailand is named Bhumibol Adulyadej. He hasbeen in power since June 9th, 1946. He is the world's longestreigning current monarch, and also the longest serving head ofstate.

What was Thailands former name?

The previous name of Thailand is "SIAM" Name "Thailand" come from the Field Marshall "Plak Piboonsongklam" about 70-80 years ago. He needed develope nation to be the civilized country. So, he changed many structures in Thailand such as Dressing, Words of greet, folkways, traditional culture, New (MORE)

What is the origin of the name of Thailand?

Thailand is the English name for the Kingdom of Thailand. In Thai, the official language of the kingdom, the name of the country is Prathet Thai , meaning 'Land of the Free'.

Why is Thailand called Thailand?

Thailand is called Thailand because when the Germans crossed the Caspian sea the captain was called harry thai and that's where they got thai from and now its called Thailand.

Is Thailand a boy name?

Thailand is not a boy's name, but means Land of the Free because the country has never been conquered. ---> That info is incorrect. I seem to recall siam having to move its capital city from Ayutthaya to present day 'Krung Thep' because of an attack by Burma. Also during WW2 the Japanese bombed Tha (MORE)

What is the name for Santa Claus in Thailand?

Thailand is mainly a Buddhist land. Yes, and Buddhists deities and Boddhisattvas ( roughly deified laymen - loosely like our Saints)- but let"s face it, Buddhists do not observe Christmas, let alone ( Santy Wozzz) come on. Clausism, myth to the contrary is NOt a global or even cosmopolitan custom. (MORE)

What are some common names in Thailand?

i know 1 which i sai because i have a friend named sai . Thais 'usually' have one syllable nicknames as in Thai language the nickname is often used in speech to replace the pronoun 'I'

Who is the first government in Thailand?

The first government in Thailand was (ok) Mark Rosalio M. Delgado The second was Louis Andrian D. Aninipot ... ... ... ... (That was just a joke heheheh...) (I don't know...???)

What is the full name of the king of Thailand?

Bhumibol Adulyadej is the king is Thailand's name. Bhumibol has made a book about his dog Thongdaeng. Who had nine puppies. Bhumibol has a wife and I think four kids. He is loved by his country very much. And his family.

Who named the capital city of thailand?

Western foreigners heard the word in the 18th century as Bangkok, or Bang-ko, which may mean "island village" or village on the river. Another suggestion is that the name comes from "makok" for a fruit-bearing tree.

First class postage US to Thailand?

Currently an international first class letter of one ounce is 98 cents. Yep--I just called the post office, and as of March 18, 2011 the cost of mailing a greeting card to Thailand or India is still 98 cents.

Who is on Thailand banknotes?

The King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej, appears on all Thai banknotes issued since 1946 when he ascended the throne.

Is Thailand a nation?

The Kingdom of Thailand Yes, Thailand is a nation and it is a Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy. The head of state is His Excellency King Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej, regarded as the guardian of all Thais.

Which country's capital has the longest name Thailand or Paraguay?

Thailand's capital Bangkok, has an official name more than 100characters long, which means "City of angels, great city ofimmortals, magnificent city of the nine gems, seat of the king,city of royal palaces, home of gods incarnate, erected byVisvakarman at Indra's behest." Paraguay's capital is Asun (MORE)

Who and when did Thailand get called Thailand?

The Siamese assembly voted to change the name to Thailand in 1948.The idea was conceived by Phibunsongkhram, the current primeminister (and basically military dictator) at the time.

Why is Thailand named Thailand?

For common explanation to foreigner, Thai people would simply explained. "THAI" means free in Thai. "LAND" comes from the British. Thus: THAILAND ! However the story of the name is quite dramatic and it connect to the current dispute of race and political turmoil as it is in present day. The (MORE)

What is the name of the traditional greeting in Thailand?

Wai is the name of the traditional greeting of Thailand. The Wai is not just a form of greeting which is used to greet people but also a symbol of respect. They demonstrate the importance of values and attitudes through the form of Wai. It is also believed that the Wai is a social custom in Thailand (MORE)

What is the name of capital city in Thailand?

กรุงเทพมหานคร อมรรัตนโกสินทร์ มหินทรายุธยามหาดิลก ภพà (MORE)

How did Bangkok Thailand get its name?

In the original native culture of Thailand, when males reached the age of > 18 they had to participate in the following community ceremony:- > > They lay themselves stark naked in a large circle, feet facing inward. A > beautiful young naked girl kneels over the ankles of each the men. > (MORE)

What do Thailand people eat in Thailand?

Tom Yum Goong - A soup made with tomatoes, mushrooms, prawn, ginger and lemon-grass. Somtam - A spicy salad made with fish sauce, chilli, crab, prawns and shredded papaya.

What is the name of the flute of Thailand?

Flute and recorder both fall in category of klui (ขลุย). To be specific, fluit is klui piu (ขลุยผิว) which mean whistling klui.