Regions of Thailand
Thailand is a country with diversified ethnicity and geographical regions. With its’ fertile lands in the Central Thailand, the high altitudes in the Northern Thailand, Khorat plateau in the Northeastern Thailand and the long ranging sea shore in the South; Thailand poses as the ultimate tourist destination. Thailand is one of the few countries in Asia that has never been colonized hence most of its historical heritage and culture has remained intact since time immemorial. However, Thailand has a long history of openness and adaptation, as Buddhism is the major religion even though it originated in India and came here through the country of Red dragons. A major portion of Thailand’s GDP is coming from Tourism industry. There are lots of unseen parts in the country that is yet to come into the limelight.
The geographical shape of Thailand is linked to an axe. The country is situated on the Indochina Peninsular in the middle of the South East Asian region where lie the 10 ASEAN countries. Thailand borders Laos PDR and Myanmar to the north, Lao PDR and Cambodia to the East. The 4,350 kilometers of Mae Kong Rivers flows through 6 countries in Asia and works as a natural border of Thailand. Thailand also borders Myanmar and the Andaman Sea on the west, and Malaysia and the Gulf of Thailand on the south. The country is situated between 5° 37’ North and 20° 27’ North Latitude, and between 97° 22’ East and 105° 37’ East Longitude.