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Formally known as the Kingdom of Thailand, the country of Thailand, in southeast Asia, is served by its capital of Bangkok. The official language is Thai, and it is both a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, served by both the king and a prime minister. It was known as Siam until 1939; it was then called Thailand until 1945, when it was again known as Siam. In 1949, It was finally renamed Thailand, and remains so today.



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