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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.
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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)

Why is Thailand called land of white elephants?

The white elephant, Airavata, carries the Hindu god, Indra. Because of this, white elephants are a major symbol of divine royal power in Thailand. The number of white elephants a king possesses symbolizes how much power that king has. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian nation that has never bee (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 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 Thailand is called The Land of Free?

Believed by most, the name Thailand actually means the land of Thai (ไทย) people, the biggest ethnic group in the area. However, the word, identically pronouced, "Tai" (ไท) is an adjective meaning "free". Therefore, Thailand, for some, also means "The Land of The Free.

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)

What are facts about Thailand?

In Thailand their most important and delicious food are bugs. ex: cockroaches, ants, scorpions...In thailand they speak thai , they celebrate christmas the boys dress up as santa cluas and the girls dress up as princesses.

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.

Why is Thailand called the Land of the Free?

Because through diplomacy the former Kings of Thailand managed to keep Thailand from being colonized by the superpowers then. France, Britain, Portugal, Netherlands were all in the land claiming days and all countries were taken except Thailand which remained free and independent. Thai means free (MORE)

Is there a place in Thailand called phuket?

\nYou're right on the spot! It's in the southern part of thailand, where they get days of sunshine and warm waves. I recommend you go there if you do go to thailand. It is quite a lovely place.

Why is Thailand called the land of smiles?

Many people believe Thailand is called the "Land of Smiles" because of the friendly, happy-go-lucky and cheerful nature of its people. You can apparently smile at any Thai you pass by while walking on the street and that person will most likely smile back at you.

What are the necklaces called that Thailand women wear?

You are probably referring to women of the remote Karen tribe, who wear brass rings around their necks to elongate them. I am not sure of the name for these rings in their language, but the women are commonly known as "the longnecks" due to their penchant for wearing these heavy rings.

What are Girl Scouts called in Thailand?

Girl Guide (Girl Scouts) of Thailand is the name of the national organization. Age level 4 to 6 is called Little Bird. In Thailand, age level 7 to 11 is called Bluebird. Age level 11 to 15 is called Guide and age level 16 to 21 is called Senior Guide. In Thailand brownie girl scouts are calle (MORE)

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.

Are there wolves in Thailand?

Not as you would know wolves in Europe or central Asia. There arelots of feral dogs, and proper wild dingoes in remote areas.

Who modernized Thailand?

Started by King Mongkut (King Rama IV) in1855 and proceeded by King Chulalongkorn (King Rama V) .

What is it called you Thailand when women where rings round their neck?

They are part of a hill tribe, most commonly known as the Karen hill tribe. These people are not actually from Thailand but are actually from Burma however alot of them now do live in the north of Thailand, if you are ever in Thailand, please visit the hilltribes they are amazing people.

When did they first name Thailand Thailand?

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.

Can you live in Thailand?

I'm sure that it's possible, many people do. See the link below for the Thailand Immigration Bureau.

What can you buy in Thailand?

you can buy clothing, silk, cotton & batik, Pewterware, Gems, Antique, ceramics, Nielloware, Lacquerware, Thai Orchids, Furniture, Hilltribe crafts.

What borrders Thailand?

Myanmar(Burma), Laos, and Cambodia are the countriies that border Thailand. the Gulf of Thailand borders the southeastern part and Andaman Sea borders the southwestern part.

What are mothballs called in Thailand?

On google translator, moth balls are written - ลูกผีเสื้อกลางคืน and called - Lūk p̄hīs̄eụ̄̂x klāngkhụ̄n

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 are Girl Scout cookies called in Chile and Thailand?

In other countries, the Girl Scout/Girl Guide national associations set their own policies for money earning projects for their members. Some national organizations, such as Girl Guides of Canada, also sell cookie products. Members of USA Girl Scouts Overseas sell cookies as members of the Girl Scou (MORE)

How do you dial a telephone call from the Philippines to Thailand?

Thailand is country code +66. The plus sign means "insert yourinternational access prefix here." The Philippines uses the prefix'00' for international calls. So dial 00 + 66 + Thai number (dropping the leading 0) On a mobile phone, you can just dial +66 (including the plussymbol), followed by the T (MORE)

How do you dial a call to India from Thailand?

India uses telephone country code +91, and you must also drop thetrunk prefix 0 from the beginning of the Indian telephone number.For example, Mumbai's area code 022 becomes +91 22 in internationalformat. The access prefix for international calls from Thailand is 00. (The plus sign means "insert (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.

How can you make cheap calls to Thailand?

You can make cheap call to Thailand buy using Skype. You can buy Skype credit to call to a phone in Thailand or use Skype's own internet calling option for free.