Geographical aspects of South East Asian countries – 3

Geography of Thailand

Thailand occupies the western half of the Indochinese peninsula and the northern two-thirds of the Malay Peninsula in south East Asia. Its neighbours are Burma (Myanmar) on the north and west, Laos on the north and northeast, Cambodia on the east, and Malaysia on the south. Thailand is about the size of France. The total area of Thailand occupies an area of 514,000 square kilometres. Out of this the total land area covers area is 2230 square kilometres. Geography of Thailand attract many tourists from different part of the world. The country includes central plain, Kho rat plateau in the east and mountains scattered here and there .Natural calamities like droughts and landslides are quite common.