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Khon Kaen Province:

          Located in the heart of Khorat Plateau, Khon Kaen Province is a prime commercial, educational and administrative center of northeastern Thailand. This is one of the largest and rapidly expanding provinces located on the banks of Chi River. Khon Kaen Province is widely known for its rich natural resources, dinosaur fossil excavations, serene lakes, quality silks, glorious waterfalls and unusual flora and fauna.

          Phu Wiang National Park is the most popular tourist destination for adventure lovers in Khon Kaen. Numerous fossils of Carnosaurus, Siamosaurus, Siamotyrannus and other species dating back to Jurassic Period have been excavated in this park. There are several delightful places in the park including wild flowers, dark caves with prehistoric paintings, glorious waterfalls such as Namtok Tat Fa and Namtok Thap Phaya Suea. More...

Khon Kaen Demographic Data :

Capital: Khon Kaen
Area: 10,886.0 km²
Ranked 15th
Inhabitants: 1,733,434 (2000)
Ranked 3rd
Pop. density: 159 inh./km²
Ranked 19th
ISO 3166-2: TH-40
Governor: Pranchai Bowonrattanapran
(since November 2006)



Khon Kaen Tourist Attractions:

  • Phra Mahathat Kaen Nakhon
  • Khon Kaen National Museum
  • City Pillar Shrine of Khon Kaen
  • Wat Chai Si Murals
  • Treausre Hall
  • Bueng Kaen Nakhon
  • Khon Kaen University
  • Siam Isan
  • Prem Tinsulanonda
  • Huean Lao
  • Prem Tinsulanonda Military Fort
  • King Cobra Village
  • Ubolratana Dam
  • Phu Wiang Dinosaur Museum
  • Phu Wiang National Park
  • Tham Klangkhao
  • Tham Phra
  • Tortoise Village
  • Tham Pu Ta Lo
  • Tham Pu Lup
  • Sala Mai Thai


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