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Nan Province

         Nan Province is a serene and attractive tourist destination, which is cozily snuggled in the lush valley forests of northern Thailand. Bestowed with a rich legacy, this place is located on the banks of Nan River. The region is a home to different hill tribe communities with distinctly unique customs and traditions. Nan Province is quite popular for it’s locally made musical instruments, golden oranges, woven materials, silverware, woodcarving and hill tribe handicrafts.

          A major tourist attraction is the Ban Pak Nai, which is famous for its houseboats. The place is ideal for tourists who prefer holidaying amid peaceful natural surrounding. The region is also famous for Hom Chom, with its characteristic earthen mould of unusual shapes and intriguing forms. The Si Nan National Park and the Doi Phu Kha National Park contain forested lands and mountain ranges, from where several streams originate and exotic waterfalls. More...

Nan DemoGraphic Data:

Capital: Nan city
Area: 11,472.1 km²
Ranked 13th
Inhabitants: 458,041 (2000)
Ranked 55th
Pop. density: 40 inh./km²
Ranked 73rd
ISO 3166-2: TH-55
Governor: Somphong Anuyutthaphong
(since April 2007)




Nan Tourist Attractions:

  • Wat Phra That Chae Hang
  • The building of the Nan National Museum
  • Wat Phaya Wat
  • Opposite the Nan National Museum is Wat Chang Kham Woravihan
  • Wat Suan Tan
  • Pha Chu, or Pha Cheot Chu
  • Hom Chom
  • Wat Phrathat Beng Sakat
  • Ban Pak Nai




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