With great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture and superb beaches, Thailand (Thai: ประเทศไทย Prathet Thai) is the most visited country in Southeast Asia. It is called the "Land of Smiles".

Thailand is the heart of the Southeast Asian mainland. As it has comparably good infrastructure with Bangkok being an intercontinental flight hub, the country is the gateway to the region for most foreign visitors.


Thailand can be divided into five geographic and cultural regions:

Map of Thailand