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Thailand Biome



Thailand Biome

Thailand biome is various and distinct, including: the Andaman Sea, the Northern Indochina sub-tropical moist forests, the Mekong River, the Cardamom Mountains moist forests, the Indochina dry forests, the Kayah-Karen moist forests and the Peninsular Malaysian mountain forests.

The Mekong River is the longest river from the South-East Asia.


Its springs are in the Tangla Mountains (the Tangulla peak) from the Tibet Plateau, at a height of about 5.200 metres.

Leaving the China’s territory, the Mekong River marks the border between Myanmar and Laos, and farther to South, betweenLaos and Thailand and then crossing the Cambodia Hill,


to form a large delta on the Vietnam’s territory through which it joins in the South China’s Sea. Some strong influence of the Burmese can be seen at the Wat Phra Kaeo Don Tao, which used to house the emerald Buddha.


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This city has numerous forest accommodations, camping areas, waterfalls, parks but the most famous attraction is the Elephant Training School with the elephant hospital and sanctuary; here you can enjoys shows, take classes to become a mahout and assist to the khan toke dinner for elephants, which happens every year. Chonburi is also on the list of the Thailand biggest cities;

is situated in the Bangkok’s East, at one hour of Ekamai, with the bus. Almost all the buses from Ekamai have a stop in Chonburi for passengers. If you intend to visit Chonburi, you should go when the Water Buffalo Market and Races;


it is an annual huge event, with breeders and farmers coming from the entire Thailand to join the year’s biggest khwai market (water buffalo).

The name of the river means ‘the river of the 9 dragons’ in Vietnamese and it flows through the territory of: Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, China and Cambodia. The Mekong River is navigable on sectors, based on season (in the rainy season till Vientiane – 1600 kilometres). The Andaman Sea is a sea from the Indian Ocean’s North-East, bordered by the Myanmar Sea in North, by Indonesia in South, Thailand in East and the Western border is represented by two archipelagos:


Nicobar and Andaman. With the South China Sea in South, the Andaman Sea communicates through the Malacca Strait, which separates the Malacca Peninsula and the Sumatra Island. The coasts of the Andaman Sea have a huge potential of attracting numerous tourists in love with the warm waters and the exotic beauty of the beaches. Thailand (with Phuket) and Malaysia (with the Langkawi Archipelago made of 99 islands and the Penang Island) take fully advantage of the chance given by nature. The Songkhla Lake is also a part of the Thailand biome, being the country’s largest natural lake. The Thai name of the lake is Thale Sap Songkhla and is situated in Thailand’s South, on the Malay Peninsula.

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It has a 1,040 square kilometres area and the Phatthalung and Songkhla Provinces are its borders. The surface of the water is rather a lagoon complex than a lake. Other component of the Thailand biome is the Nong Han Lake, the biggest natural lake from the country’s North. It has 125.2 square kilometres and is situated in the North-East of the Sakon Nakhon city. The lake has as main source the Nam Pung River with origins in the Phu Phan Mountains, situated in the lake’s South, also part of the Thailand biome. The lake’s outflow is Huai Nam Khan in the South-East, mouthing in Mekong. The lake’s average depths is 1.9 metres but is gets smaller once the dry season comes. The Thailand biome also includes artificial lakes like Phayao Lake situated in the Thailand’s North. Its Thai name is Kwan Phayao and it has 2.3 square kilometres with a depth of 1.7 metres. The main source of the lake is the Ing River and the second source is the Tam River. The Phayao Lake empties in the Ing River at its East and them goes to the Mekong River.



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