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  • Kingdom of Thailand
    Prathet Thai

    Note: Considerable variation occurs in the English transliteration of Thai names. Where possible, Thai sources have been relied on, but these also present variations.

    Political Status: Independent monarchy functioning under a constitution approved by popular referendum on August 19, 2007, validated by the Constitutional Drafting Assembly on August 21, and promulgated on August 24. The constitution was suspended following a military coup on May 22, 2014; executive and legislative authority is currently vested in the National Council for Peace and Order.

    Area: 198,455 sq. mi. (514,000 sq. km).

    Population: 67,800,935 (2014E—UN); 67,741,401 (2014E—U.S. Census).

    Major Urban Center (2010E): BANGKOK (metropolitan area, 12,390,000).

    Official Language: Thai.

    Monetary Unit: Thai Baht (market rate October 1, 2014: 32.44 baht = $1US).

    Sovereign: King BHUMIBOL Adulyadej (King RAMA IX); ascended the throne June ...

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