The Kingdom of Thailand is located in South East Asia. The population of Thailand is about 67.4 million (July 2013 est.), with the capital city of Bangkok being home to 6.9 million. Bangkok is the country's largest city and also acts as the political, commercial and cultural centre. The official language is Thai and more than 94% of the population practise Theravada Buddhism, which is also the state religion.
Sisters growing up together (photo: SOS archives).