Type of leadership

The Kingdom of Thailand is a constitutional monarchy.

It is governed by a democratically elected government and His Majesty, King . Parliament is a two-chamber. It consists of 200 members of the Senate and 500 elected members of the House of Representatives.

At the moment, the Democratic Party is the ruling party, and the 27th Prime Minister of Thailand is Mr. Abisit Vejajivva. The Prime Minister is elected by the members of the National Assembly.

Bangkok is governed by a government-elected governor and is divided into 36 districts. Besides Bangkok, there are also 76 provinces run by appointed governors and divided into regions, sub-regions and settlements.