Webcams in Thailand
Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia whose territory covers 514,000 km2. Before 1939 it was called the Kingdom of Siam. It is bordered to the west and northwest by Burma to the south by Malaysia, to the east by Cambodia and north-east by Laos. Its capital is Krung Thep (กรุงเทพฯ, the City of Angels), also known as Bangkok. The official language is Thai baht and the currency. It is a constitutional monarchy since 1932. King Rama IX of the Chakri Dynasty ninth, ruled the country since 1946, record of longevity at the helm of the country in Thai history. Constitutional monarch, the king is officially titled Head of State, Chief of the Armed Forces, a supporter of Buddhism and defender of all faiths. Politically, Thailand has experienced 19 coups or attempted passed by the military since 1932, the latest of which took place May 22, 2014.