The Gulf of Thailand is a gulf located in the South China Sea ( Pacific Ocean), surrounded by the countries Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. The north tip of the Gulf is the Bight of Bangkok at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River, near Bangkok. The gulf covers roughly 320,000 km². The boundary of the gulf is defined by the line from Cape Bai Bung in southern Vietnam (just south of the mouth of the Mekong river) to the city Kota Baru on the Malayian coast. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gulf of Thailand"
See also the main article ...more on Wikipedia about "List of islands in the South China Sea"
The South China Sea ( Chinese: 南中國海, Nán Zhōnggúo Hǎi) is a marginal sea, part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from Singapore to the Strait of Taiwan of around 3,500,000 km². It is the largest sea body after the five oceans. The minute South China Sea Islands, collectively an archipelago, number in the hundreds. ...more on Wikipedia about "South China Sea"
The South China Sea Islands (or Nanhai Islands, simplified: 南海诸岛, traditional: 南海諸島, pinyin: Nánhǎi Zhūdǎo) is an archipelago of over 250 around 1- km² islands, atolls, cays, shoals, reefs, and sandbars in the South China Sea, most of which have no indigenous people. The Islands are subdivided into four sub-archipelagos (listed by area size): ...more on Wikipedia about "South China Sea Islands"
The Taiwan Strait or Formosa Strait is a 180km-wide Strait between mainland China and the island of Taiwan. The Strait is part of the South China Sea and connects to East China Sea to the northeast. The narrowest part is 131km wide. The Taiwan Strait is often incorrectly called the Taiwan Straits. Even high level government officials at the US State Department have made this mistake ** . ...more on Wikipedia about "Taiwan Strait"
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