Khon Kaen, north eastern of Thailand
Khon Kaen 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, including the site of the regionís largest public university, commerce
activities and abounds with beautiful, natural surroundings.
Khon Kaen is 445 kilometres from Bangkok and has an area of about 10,886 square
kilometres. It comprises the districts of Muang, Ban Phai, Phon, Nam Phong, Chum Phae,
Phu Wiang, Mancha Khiri, Nong Ruea, Kranuan, Nong Song Hong, Chonnabot, Si Chomphu,
Waeng Noi, Ubolratana, Ban Fang, Khao Suan Kwang, Phra Yuen, Waeng Yai, Pueai Noi, Phu
Pha Man, Khok Pho Chai, Nong Na Kham, Sam Sung and Ban Haet.