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Thai Language At Cornell
Language Information Courses Other Resources




Wat Hua Lamphong, Rama IV Road. (Bangkok, 2001)
Photographer: Kriengkrai Waiyakij [courtesy via Chiranan Prasertkul]


Language Contact Person: Ngampit Jagacinski
Phone: 255-3099
Office: 186 Rockefeller

Thai
Population: 64,265, 276 (2003 est.)
Capital: Bangkok (BKK)
Land area: 198,455 sq. mi.
People:Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, Others 11%
Religion: Buddhism 94.4%, Islam 4%,Hindu 1.1%, Christian .5%
State: Parliamentary system, constituional monarchy

The Thai language:Official language based on Bangkok speech, Analytic language with 5 tones, Indic derived alphabetic writing system

Resources:

Thai newspapers in English
http://www.bangkokpost.com/
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/
Thai newspapers in Thai
http://www.matichon.co.th/
http://www.dailynews.co.th/
http://www.thairath.co.th/
http://www.siamrath.co.th/
Thai materials
Wason Collection in Kroch Library at
Olin Library, Cornell

Events in New York city
http://www.thailinks.org

Cornell Area Program Affiliation: Southeast Asia Program

Last edited by elk38 on Fri Jan 09 2009 at 02:37 PM.