With only around 300,000 Thai people said to be living in the US — barely 0.1% of the total US population, it is quite remarkable how this predicament has plagued our compatriots for generations. With the help of US Census and GIS, we hope to end this ordeal once and for all.
Who is the most famous person in Thailand?
The most famous man in the country, and someone whose portrait you will see everywhere during your travels in Thailand, is no other than the king himself. Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as Rama IX, began reigning over the country in 1950, when he was 23 years old.
Are Thai people Chinese?
Thailand has the largest overseas Chinese community in the world outside Greater China. 11 to 14 percent of Thailand’s population are considered ethnic Chinese. The Thai linguist Theraphan Luangthongkum claim the share of those having at least partial Chinese ancestry at about 40 percent of the Thai population.
What is a Thai person called?
People from Thailand are called Thais (plural) and an individual is called Thai.