Government : Dictature, Constitutional Monarchy
Capital : Bangkok
Area : 514 000 km²
Population : 65,8 million
Official languages : Thaï
Currency : Baht
Vaccines and health
No mandatory vaccination for travellers, but a Yellow Fever vaccination is mandatory for travellers coming from infected areas.
For adults, don't forget your vaccinations: Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid and for those people at risk: Tuberculosis, Rabies. Japanese encephalitis for those working or living in the countryside.
For children, don't forget the vaccinations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Tuberculosis, Measles, German Measles, Mumps, Hepatitis A & B, (1, long stay), Typhoid (1, long stay for those over 5 years old).
In Thailand, you must be warned about AIDS, ascaris, bilharziosis, dengue, Leishmaniasis, Malaria outside major cities, Japanese Encephalitis in the country side, Hepatitis A & B, Poisonous Fish, Snakes, Scorpions, Spiders, Polio, Sexually transmitted diseases, Tetanus, Rabies, tuberculosis, typhoid.
When to go ?
The best overall time to visit is between November and February during these months it rains least and is not too hot.
Visas and diplomacy
For all information, please contact your embassy or the Thai consulate.
Food and drinks
Hygienic problems variable in restaurants, markets and shops. Avoid tap water. You can consume local bottled or imported water : Polaris.
Best places to go
The quartier of Ko Ratanakosin, the Wat Phra Kaew, also called the temple of the Emerald Budha in Bangkok, the town Chiang Mai, a cultural town of the north Thailand and the Ko Samui island with its splendid beaches.
19, rue des Longs Prés
92100 Boulogne - FRANCE
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