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This map is showing you the path between Bangkok, Thailand and Phuket, Thailand. Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and Phuket is a beach city in Thailand. Use this map to explore the country of Thailand.



Location:

Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma

The countries that border Thailand are: Burma, Cambodia, Laos, and Malaysia.

thaipoliticalmap
Political Map


Area:

Total: 514,000 sq.km.
Land: 511,770 sq. km.
Water: 2,230 sq. km.

3,219 km of Coastline

Climate:

Mid-May to September: rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monsoon
November to Mid-March: dry, cool, northeast monsoon

Terrain:

Central plain; Khorat Plateau in the East; Mountains elsewhere

Elevation:

Highest Point-Doi Inthanon 2,576 m.
Lowest Point-Gulf of Thailand 0 m.

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Relief map, colored for vegetation


Natural resources:

tin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, tantalum, timber, lead, fish, gypsum, lignite, fluorite, and arable land





Questions:

1. What is the capital of Thailand?
A. Lampang
B. Bangkok
C. Phuket
D. Samut Praken

2. Which of these is NOT a natural resource found in Thailand?
A. Timber
B. Rubber
C. Coal
D. Fish


Answers:

Highlight the text next to the letter to find out the correct answer.
1. B
2. C.

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References:


1. Category. (n.d.). Geography and map of thailand. Geography Home Page - Geography at About.com. Retrieved Retrieved May 1, 2011, from http://geography.about.com/library/cia/blcthailand.htm