The population of Thailand is around 70 million people, 11 of them living in Bangkok alone.
Thailand is home to 71 living languages. The 2014 Ethnologue country report lists one national language (Thai), one educational language (Isan), 27 developing languages, 18 vigorous languages, 17 threatened languages, and 7 dying languages.
“Thailand has experienced the gravitational pull of Europe over the agitations to do with becoming ‘modern’. Yet, it has never been formally colonised” by Rachel V. Harrison and Peter A. Jackson.
On July 19th, my partner and I moved to Thailand for one month while working remotely.