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Thailand Student Christian Movement


SCM of Thailand was established in 1951 and became very strong with large membership and activities in 60’s and 70’s but later it disappeared due to political and other reasons. SCM was again started in mid 1990’s to continue its activities.


Thailand SCM facebook pageContact:

Thailand SCM
PO Box 303 GPO
Chiangmai 50000

E-mail: thailandscm[at]
Website: Facebook page


Country information

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Country Thailand
Capital name: Bangkok
geographic coordinates:
13 45 N, 100 31 E
time difference:
UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Population 65,905,410
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2009 est.)
GMT +7
Location Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma
Area total: 514,000 sq km
511,770 sq km
2,230 sq km
Ethnic groups Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, other 11%
Religions Buddhist 94.6%, Muslim 4.6%, Christian 0.7%, other 0.1% (2000 census)
Languages Thai, English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects
Government type constitutional monarchy
National holiday Birthday of King PHUMIPHON (BHUMIBOL), 5 December (1927)
Constitution constitution signed by King PHUMIPHON (BHUMIBOL) on 24 August 2007
Legal system based on civil law system, with influences of common law; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction
Internet country code .th


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