The year 2021 CE is indicated as 2564 BE in Thailand. Despite adopting ISO 8601, Thai official date is still written in D/M/YYYY formats, such as 30 January 2564 BE (2021 CE) or 30/1/2564.
How do Thai years work?
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 lunar calendar contains 12 or 13 months in a year, with 15 waxing moon and 14 or 15 waning moon days in a month, amounting to years of 354, 355 or 384 days.
How do you convert Thai years?
To convert English (Gregorian calendar) year to Thai year (Buddhist Calendar): Add 543 years. Example: 2020 is 2563 in Thai years. 1999 was 2542 in Thai years. To convert Thai year to English year: Subtract 543 years.
What is the Thai Year for 2020?
So the year 2020 is known as 2563 in Thailand.
What is the Thai Year for 2021?
The year 2021 is the 240th year of the Rattanakosin Kingdom of Thailand. It is the sixth year in the reign of King Vajiralongkorn (Rama X), and is reckoned as year 2564 in the Buddhist Era.
How old is Thailand?
There is evidence of continuous human habitation in present-day Thailand from 20,000 years ago to the present day. The earliest evidence of rice growing is dated at 2,000 BCE. Bronze appeared circa 1,250–1,000 BCE.
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.
What Thai year is 2559?
The year starts on January
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What is the Thai Year for 1998?
The year 1998 was the 217th year of the Rattanakosin Kingdom of Thailand. It was the 53rd year in the reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), and is reckoned as year 2541 in the Buddhist Era.
What is the Buddhist Year for 2021?
The Buddhist Year ( B ) in 2021 = 544 + 2021 ( Y ) = B.E. 2565.
What does be mean in Thai years?
Thailand uses Buddhist Era (B.E.) as the tool for specifying the period of time now a day, which started one year after the Lord Buddha was extinguished to Nirvana.
What year is 2021 in Buddhism?
In all Theravada traditions, the calendar’s epochal year 0 date was the day in which the Buddha attained parinibbāna.
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