2019
Bangkok, Thailand
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“Bangkok, Thailand,” Liahona, December 2019

The Church Is Here

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

Here are a few facts about the Church in Thailand:

1

Temple under construction in Bangkok

22,100

Church members

41

Congregations

1

Mission

74

Languages and dialects spoken in Thailand

168

Letters in the official name of Bangkok when written in Thai

1854

First missionary sent to Thailand (known as Siam at that time).

1966

Thailand District organized; President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the country for missionary work; first native convert baptized.

1995

Bangkok Stake created.

2018

President Russell M. Nelson visited Bangkok.

2019

Groundbreaking for the Bangkok Thailand Temple on January 16.