Sixteen million tourists fly into Thailand each year, and despite the influx of visitors, this country’s cultural integrity remains relatively intact. From the idyllic islands to the bustling cities, there are 77 provinces housing 63 million people across mountains – so if you’re thinking about visiting, why not clue up on a few of these interesting facts about Thailand:
1. Thailand was actually known as Siam until 1939 (and again from 1945 to 1949).
2. Siamese cats are native to Thailand.
3. In Thailand, it is illegal to leave your house without underwear on.
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