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Thailand

Kingdom of Thailand


Thailand known as the country of “smiling people,” with an area of 500,000 sq. km is about the size of Texas. The population is 65 million with about 7 million of those being of Chinese heritage.

 

 

The Sino-Thai community is the best integrated in Southeast Asia. The literacy rate is 95 %. Life expectancy is o­ne of the highest in Asia, and Thailand has an excellent countrywide infrastructure and health services. Since World War II, Thailand has had very close relations with the U.S. Some of the colorful hill tribe groups that students will interact with, are the Mong, Karen, Lsu, Chan and Palong. This is o­ne of the most popular trips for students.

 

Thailand