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What countries border Thailand?

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The Kingdom of Thailand is bordered by four countries: Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia and Myanmar. Thailand is bordered by the Gulf of Thailand in the south and in the Andaman Sea in the west.

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Thailand is located in southeastern Asia and is approximately 198,114 square miles. Thailand is the world's 51st largest country and is the 21st most populated, with a population of approximately 65 million. As of 2014, Thailand's political system is a constitutional monarchy; a hereditary monarch is the head of state, and a prime minister is the head of government. In 2014, Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as Rama IX, became king of Thailand.

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