POPULATION: 65,002,000

CAPITAL: Bangkok; 9.27 million

GDP per capita: $ 15,600

LANGUAGE: Thai, Burmese, English, dialects

RELIGION: Buddhist, Muslim, Christian
In Thailand it's illegal to leave your house without underwear on.

Elephant polo is a popular sport.

One of the annual festivals is Monkey Buffet, held in Lopburi province. More than 600 monkeys are invited to feast on over two tonnes of grilled sausage, fresh fruit and ice cream.