Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, features tropical beaches and spectacular Buddhist temples and statues. The capital city is Bangkok (more known as Krung Thep, which translates to “City of Angels”). Its full name is Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. Photo Gallery Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Wat Arun, Buddhist temple monkey Chiang Mai rice terraces Phuket Big Buddha Ko Tapu Island Bangkok Wat Phra Kaew Koh Phi Phi (c) Can Stock Photo / PeterHermesFurian Coat of Arms National Animal Thai Elephant National Flower Golden Shower Tree Products & Posts About Thailand Books About Thailand Disclosure: The books contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Globe Trottin' Kids and our global education mission.