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Phichit Province:

          Phichit Province is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Thailand, with green valleys and picturesque wooded hills. It is the home of traditional boat racing, an ancient sport involving hundreds of competitors on each side paddling furiously for the honor of their home district or province. This annual regatta takes place on the Nan River, which runs through the provincial capital and features races between numerous low-slung wooden boats.

          Situated between the Yom and Nan Rivers, Phichit Province is an ancient historical region located in the lower northern part of Thailand. This is an agriculturally fertile region widely known for its fresh-water crocodiles. Phichit Province is famous all over the world as a major fruit-producing region. It is the major producer of pomelo, jackfruit, krathon and Maprang fruits in Thailand. It also produces Makham Kaeo, a sweet tamarind. A popular handicraft of the province is the colourful hand-woven fabric. More...

Phichit Demographic Data

Capital: Phichit town
Area: 4,531.0 km²
Ranked 47th
Inhabitants: 572,989 (2000)
Ranked 43rd
Pop. density: 126 inh./km²
Ranked 31st
ISO 3166-2: TH-66
Governor: Pricha Rueangchan
(since November 2006)



Phichit Tourist Attractions:

  • Tha Luang Temple
  • Bung Si Fai
  • Mueang Kao Pichit National Park
  • Khao Rup Chang Temple
  • Tapan Hin
  • Bang Khlan Temple



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