How do Thai write the date?

Why is the year 2561 in Thailand?

The reckoning of the Buddhist Era in Thailand is 543 years ahead of the Common Era (Anno Domini), so the year 2021 CE corresponds to B.E. 2564. … The years are usually noted by the animal of the Chinese zodiac, although there are several dates used to count the New Year.

What is the year 2558 in Thailand?

The year starts on January

Christian Year Thai Year
2015 2558
2016 2559
2017 2560
2018 2561

What year is it in Thailand 2019?

The year 2019 is the 238th year of the Rattanakosin Kingdom of Thailand. It is the fourth year in the reign of King Vajiralongkorn (Rama X), and is reckoned as year 2562 in the Buddhist Era.

How do you convert Thai year to English?

To convert Thai year to English year: Subtract 543 years. Example: Thai year 2563 is 2020 in English year. Thai year 2500 was 1957 in English (Gregorian calendar) years.

Why is Thai New year in April?

The traditional Thai New Year Songkran was transformed into a national holiday. Celebrations are famous for the public water fights framed as ritual cleansing.

Songkran (Thailand)

Songkran
Observed by Thai and Malaysian Siamese
Significance Marks the Thai New Year
Begins 13 April
Ends 15 April
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What is the Thai Year for 1997?

The year 1997 was the 216th year of the Rattanakosin Kingdom of Thailand. It was the 52nd year of the reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) and is reckoned as the year 2540 in the Buddhist Era.