Where is Thailand?

Thailand is located in the Southeastern Asia region at latitude 15.870032 and longitude 100.992541 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 15° 52' 12.12'' N
  • 100° 59' 33.15'' E

You can see the location of Thailand on the world map below:

Thailand pointed out on the map by a flag pin.

Thailand Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Thailand (TH) are:

  1. Cambodia (KH)
  2. Lao People's Democratic Republic (LA)
  3. Malaysia (MY)
  4. Myanmar (MM)

Maritime Borders

Thailand borders with the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.

Thailand Related Content

Thailand Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 15.870032
Longitude: 100.992541
Country CodesAlpha 2: TH
Alpha 3: THA
Country Flag Emoji🇹🇭
Int. Phone Prefix+66
Capital cityBangkok
Southeastern Asia
Country Area513,120 sq km
Population 202169,950,844
World Rank: 20
Median Age39.3
Life expectancy78.7
Major languagesThai (official) only 90.7%, Thai and other languages 6.4%, only other languages 2.9% (includes Malay, Burmese) (2010 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+07:00
Internet TLD.th
Biggest AirportSuvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
Average temperature26.30 °C
79.34 °F
Administrative Divisions1 metropolitan administration 1 special administrative city 76 provinces
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Thailand Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencyBhat (THB)
GDP in 2020$499.7 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 24
GDP per capita in 2020$7,159
World Rank: 82
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, Japan, United States, South Korea, Singapore
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, United States,

Biggest Cities in Thailand

Here are the largest cities in Thailand based on 2021 data:

City Population
Bangkok 17,573,000
Nonthaburi 255,671
Pak Kret 184,501
Hat Yai 159,130
Nakhon Ratchasima 134,440
Chiang Mai 132,634
Surat Thani 130,703
Udon Thani 130,274
Ban Bang Pu Mai 120,058
Khon Kaen 115,928

Map of Thailand with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southeastern Asia Region