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Thailand Major Cities



Thailand Major Cities

Among the Thailand major cities are: Phuket, Chiang Rai, Khon Kaen, Chiang Mai, Lampang, Pak Kret, Hat Yai, Phitsanulok, Trang, Udon Thani, Yala, Samut Prakan, Yala, Songkhla, Nakhon


Pathom, Surat Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nonthabur Rayong, Nakhon Sawan, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nakhon Si Ayutthaya and of course, Bangkok, the capital of the country.


Chiang Mai is a city built on the roots of a traditional heritage which leads us faraway in history.


It is a city with an own beautiful personality. It was also blessed with a natural beauty.


Handicraft objects of silk, wood and silver are souvenirs for the visitors from all over the world. A big variety of accommodation places, restaurants and fun, help Chiang Mai to be called one of the first touristic attractions from Thailand. It is the second city as size from Thailand and the capital of the Northern region. The Chiang Mai province was founded in the high Northern region of Thailand.


Thailand Major Cities The Chiang Mai Valley is at 310 metres above sea level. The largest point of the province has 85 miles and the longest – 200 miles. The Chiang Rai province covers 11.678 kilometres square with a 1.23 million population. The medium raising is of 580 metres above the sea level, Myanmar is the border at North and Laos at North and North-East. The provincial capital is at 829 kilometres North of Bangkok. Chiang Rai was founded by the King Meng Rai, in 1262 and it was the first capital of Lanna Thai. The province has the Northern point of Thailand at Mae Sai, which is well known for the mountainous landscapes and the hill tribes.

At North of Chiang Rai is the region known as the Golden Triangle, the area where the borders of Laos, Thailand and Myanmar unite. Phuket is the biggest and probably the most popular island of Thailand. Is, also, a stand-alone and historic province, its economy is based on rubber and tin. Now the tourism is the most important on island. It is easy to get to the island due to a bridge that makes the connections with the island.


There is also, the International Phuket Airport, which has daily flights from a variety of international destinations. The buses, the taxis and the bikes are the main transportation on island. The beaches are one of the biggest attractions from Phuket, with restaurants, stores and nightclubs. Hat Karon is another beach, less commercial.

There are also mountains, preservation areas as well as places to explore. The festivals are an important part of the island’s culture and the holidays offer is big. There is the Vegetarian Festival that lasts 9 days, and in September and October are also a variety of spectacles and attractions.

Major Cities in Thailand


Of course, like in the entire Thailand, the local cuisine is exotic and delicious. With its numerous restaurants, hotels and other facilities, your holiday on this island can not be else but comfortable and pleasant in the same time.



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