What are the 6 regions of Thailand?
Although the country is officially divided into six different regions—northern Thailand, northeast Thailand, central Thailand, western Thailand, eastern Thailand, and southern Thailand—many break it down into just four, combining western and eastern Thailand with central Thailand.
Is Chiang Mai a city or province?
|Chiang Mai เชียงใหม่|
|Province||Chiang Mai Province|
|Amphoe||Mueang Chiang Mai|
|City municipality||29 March 1935|
Why is Bangkok considered as the City of Angels?
In 1782, King Rama I, founder of the Chakri Dynasty, began Rattanakosin Period by moving the capital from Thonburi to the new capital, named Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), or the City of Angels. … In the reign of King Rama IV and V, there were much development and modernization in Bangkok and Thailand.
What is the main religion of Thailand?
NGOs, academics, and religious groups state that 85 to 95 percent of the population is Theravada Buddhist and 5 to 10 percent Muslim. Groups that together constitute less than 5 percent of the population include animists, Christians, Confucians, Hindus, Jews, Sikhs, and Taoists.