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    KALASIN - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    KALASIN, the land of Pong Lang music and the famous Phrae Wa cloth, is 519 kilometres from Bangkok. It is the site of the ancient city of Fa Daet Song Yang and one of the largest concentrations of dinosaur fossils in northeastern Thailand.Kalasin has an area of 6,946 square kilometres. It is divided into 18 districts (Amphoe): Mueang Kalasin, Yang Talat, Kamalasai, Sahatsakhan,


    BURIRAM - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    BURI RAM is a land of ancient Khmer prosperity. The southern part of the province has a number of Khmer sanctuaries, the most magnificent being Phanom Rung, regarded as one of the most beautiful examples of Khmer architecture in Thailand.Buri Ram is 410 kilometres from Bangkok. It has an area of 10,321 square kilometres The province is divided into the following districts: Mueang Buri Ram, Nang Rong, Lam Plai Mat, Prakhon Chai,


    CHAIYAPHUM - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    CHAIYAPHUM is a province in the centre of Thailand. It is well known in tourism terms because it has beautiful flower fields. Chaiyaphum was founded over 2 centuries ago during the early Rattanakosin period by a group of Vientiane people led by Nai Lae. Chaiyaphum is 342 kilometres from Bangkok and has an area of 12,778 square kilometres. It consists of the following districts:


    KHONKAEN - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    KHONKAEN, boasts of a lengthy history and has been the birthplace of so many thriving civilizations and cultures. This is an area where the first dinosaur fossils were found in Thailand. Once the quiet capital of one of the poorest provinces in the Northeast, it has undergone dramatic changes and is now a prosperous, bustling town. Located at the heart of the region, it is the focal point of many regional development projects


    LOEI - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    LOEI, Although geographically located in the northeast or I-San, Loei has many things in common with the northern region – namely its numerous high hills and mountains and its wintry as well as foggy climate. Literally speaking, the province deserves its name “Loei” which means ‘beyond’ or ‘to the furthest extreme’ as Loei lies in the northernmost part of the Northeastern region. Most notable is that Loei is the only province in Thailand


    MAHASARAKHAM - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    MAHASARAKHAM ,Situated in the heart of Northeastern Thailand, the small province of Maha Sarakham is considered to be a regional education centre, earning the name "Taksila of Isan" (Taksila was a city where education of all branches centered around in ancient India). The province also houses a sacred Buddha image and has many historical sites,


    MUKDAHAN - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    MUKDAHAN is a peaceful province located on the bank of the Mekong River, opposite Sawannakhet in Laos. The ancestors of the Mukdahan people migrated from Laos to establish the city in the late Ayutthaya period. The province has always been an interesting mixture of cultures from various tribes since ancient times. Moreover, it is a land of fantastic natural rock parks and is a major gateway to tourism in Laos and Vietnam


    NAKHONPHANOM - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    NAKHONPHANOM,Located on the right bank of the majestic Mekong River is Nakhon Phanom – an ancient city with a name that literally means of “City of Hills”. The lovely setting of the provincial capital is enhanced by the rugged beauty of jungle covered mountains which lie beyond the Laotian town of Tha Khaek, located on the opposite bank of the river.


    NAKONRATCHASIMA - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    NAKONRATCHASIMA at a glance Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as "Khorat", is Thailand’s largest province situated on sprawling northeast plateau. Located approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower I-San region.Covering an area of 25,494 square kilometers that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural


    NONGBUALAMPHU - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    NONGBUALAMPHU,Nong Bua Lam Phu is 568 kilometres from Bangkok. It used to be the site of an ancient city over 900 years ago and was once a part of Udon Thani Province. It was established as a province outright on December 1, 1993. It has an area of 3,859 square kilometres and consists of the following districts: Mueang, Non Sang, Si Bun Rueang, Na Klang, Suwannakhuha and Na Wang.

    NONGKHAI - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    NONGKHAI is a tourist city on the bank of the Mekong bordering the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. It is the gateway to Vientiane, the capital of Laos, which is only 20 kilometres away.Nong Khai is 615 kilometres from Bangkok and has an area of 7,739 square kilometres. It consists of the following districts: Mueang Nong Khai, Bueng Kan, Phon Phisai, Tha Bo, Sangkhom, Seka, So Phisai, Si Chiang Mai, Phon Charoen,


    ROIET - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    ROIET,is a province in the lower Northeast. It is the land of Thung Kula Rong Hai that was formerly regarded as a wasteland. However, it is now the one of the sources of high-quality rice in the country.Roi Et has an area of about 8,299 square kilometres, consisting of the following districts: Mueang, Thawat Buri, Selaphum, Phon Thong, Nong Phok, At Samat, Phanom Phrai, Chaturaphak Phiman,


    SURIN - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    SURIN is world-famous for the Elephant Roundup and for its many Khmer sanctuaries and wide variety of handicrafts.Surin is 457 kilometres from Bangkok and has an area of 8,124 square kilometres. It is divided into the following districts: Mueang, Chumphon Buri, Tha Tum, Chom Phra, Prasat, Kap Choeng, Rattanaburi, Sanom, Si Khoraphum, Sangkha, Samrong Thap, Buachet, Lamduan, Si Narong, Phanom Dong Rak, Khwao Sinarin and


    SAKONNAKHON - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    SAKONNAKHON is in the upper Northeast. It is on the Phu Phan mountain range and has many forest temple retreats for meditation. These temples are also where famous monks well known in meditation circles reside.Sakon Nakhon is 647 kilometres from Bangkok and has an area of 9,605 square kilometres. Sakon Nakhon consists of the following districts: Muang Sakon Nakhon


    SISAKET - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    SISAKET is 571 kilometres from Bangkok. This is another province in the lower Northeast that received Khmer influence. Several interesting Khmer historical sites are in the province.Si Sa Ket has an area of 8,840 square kilometres, comprising the following districts: Mueang Si Sa Ket, Kanthararom, Kantharalak, Khun Han, Phrai Bung, Khukhan, Prang Ku, Uthumphon Phisai, Rasi Salai, Yang Chum Noi, Huai Thap Than, Non Khun, Si Rattana, Wang


    UBONRATCHATHANI - NORTHEAST or ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    UBONRATCHATHANI has been a well established community for hundreds of years. Relatively unknown to the most tourists, the province boasts a number of natural wonders, cultural and historical attractions, national parks, silk producing shops,cetc. The province is renowned for its strong Buddhist tradition, particularly the practice of forest-dwelling monks and the ancient Buddhist temples, which can still be seen throughout the province today.


    UDONTHANI - NORTHEAST of ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    UDONTHANI, a northeastern province covering an area of 11,730 square kilometers, is a prime business center of I-San. Located 564 kilometers from Bangkok, it the world heritage site for the prehistoric culture of Ban Chiang.Udon Thani is probably best known for its archaeological wonders, paramount among them the hamlet of Ban Chiang where the world\\\'s first Bronze Age civilization is believed to have flourished more than 5,000 years ago.


    YASOTHON - NORTHEAST of ISAN THAILAND PROVINCE

    YASOTHON is a small province in the lower Northeast, about 530 kilometres from Bangkok. It is famous for growing high-quality jasmine rice and for the largest Rocket Festival in the region.
    Yasothon has an area of 4,161 square kilometres. It is divided into the following districts: Mueang, Kham Khuean Kaeo, Maha Chana Chai, Pa Tio, Loeng Nok Tha, Kut Chum, Kho Wang, Sai Mun and Thai Charoen.

     

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