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Thailand: Geography#

LocationSoutheastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma
Geographic Coordinates15 00 N, 100 00 E 15.0,100.0
Area total: 513,120 sq km
land: 510,890 sq km
water: 2,230 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 4,863 km
border countries: Burma 1,800 km, Cambodia 803 km, Laos 1,754 km, Malaysia 506 km
Coastline3,219 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Gulf of Thailand 0 m
highest point: Doi Inthanon 2,576 m
Highest MountainsAs there is no entry in Wolfram we are listing mountain list of Geonames only:
According to Geonames: Doi Inthanon 2580 m; Doi Inthanon 2565 m; Kio Mae Pan 2324 m; Doi Pha Luang 2291 m; Doi Luang Chiang Dao 2138 m

Attempted Explanation: Please help us to try to explain the discrepancies by sending us helpful information to office@global-geography.org
Important Mountains
Terraincentral plain; Khorat Plateau in the east; mountains elsewhere
Natural Hazardsland subsidence in Bangkok area resulting from the depletion of the water table; droughts
Natural Resourcetin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, tantalum, timber, lead, fish, gypsum, lignite, fluorite, arable land
Land Usearable land: 30.71%
permanent crops: 8.77%
other: 60.52% (2011)
Climatetropical; rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monsoon (mid-May to September); dry, cool northeast monsoon (November to mid-March); southern isthmus always hot and humid
Irrigated Land64,150 sq km (2007)
Renewable Water Resources438.6 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesair pollution from vehicle emissions; water pollution from organic and factory wastes; deforestation; soil erosion; wildlife populations threatened by illegal hunting
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: Law of the Sea
Large CitiesBangkok; Samut Prakan; Nonthaburi; Udon Thani; Chon Buri
[Verified]
Important Cities
Geography-notecontrols only land route from Asia to Malaysia and Singapore