The Geography of Thailand

Location: South Eastern Asia, on the border of the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, south of Burma  Area:         Around three times larger than                       Florida total :         318,837.98 square miles                       (513,120 sq. km) land:          317,452.32 square miles                       (510,890 sq. km) water:       1,385.66 square miles                       (2,230 sq. km) Borders:   The closest neighbors to Thailand                       include: Burma, laos , Malaysia,                         Cambodia  Climate:   Tropical climate with a cloudy                       southwest monsoon season from                       mid-May through September.                       Rainy and warm. A cool, dry                       northeast monsoon season from                       November through mid-March. The                      southern isthmus is always humid                       and hot  Terrain:   Khorat Plateau in the east,                       mountains surrounding the central                      plain Elevation Extremes: lowest        point:        Gulf of Thailand (sea level) highest     Doi Inthanon 8,415 feet   point:        (2,565 meters) above sea level  Natural Hazards: droughts, land subsidence in Bangkok region as a result of the depletion of the water table. Source: www.cia.gov 2017


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