Thailands Physical Features

Thailand Physical Features

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Thailand lies in the middle of Southeast Asia and covers 514000 square kilometers of land. Being in the central area, Thailand controls the only major route from Asia to Malaysia and Singapore. The latitude and longitudinal extent of Thailand is 15 degrees north and 100 degrees east. The place is characterized by a tropical monsoon climate and a fertile floodplain. The country is divided into 4 regions and 75 provinces. Here is a list of all the physical features in Thailand; inthanon mountain, khorat plateau, central plain, and the chao phraya riverresorts, waterfalls, islands, rainforests, main cities, and temples.
Thailand has four major regions: northern, central, eastern, and peninsular. The northern region is the northerly bulge of land between the Salween and Mekong rivers. It consists of roughly parallel mountain ranges and intervening valleys running north-south. The mountains attain heights of 4,000 to 8,000 feet (1,200 to 2,400 m) above sea level and are for the most part densely forested. Doi Inthanon, with an elevation of 8,513 feet (2,595 m), is Thailand's highest peak. Draining the region are the Nan, Ping, Wang, and Yom rivers; their waters eventually join in central Thailand to form the Chao Phraya River.