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Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen - description of the city:

Khon Kaen is a forth largest town of Thailand. Sometimes it is also called the «Big Four of Isan». The city is also a capital of the same-name province and district. To Bangkok from the town about 450 km to the north-east. The city is located on the Khorat highland, and it is a center point of north-eastern provinces. 

The north-eastern region Khon Kaen is a main centre of academic, financial and ministerial offices. It is also a regional point of transportation to the northern provinces. The city is a famous place for local silk trade, and there is also well-developed agricultural areas. In Khon Kaen was held many important forums and US meetings. In the past Khon Kaen never been a such well-developed in industrial-developing like Chiang Mai or Chonburi, but for now its economic started to develop continuously. In 2005 the main reason of raised of local infrastructure was the opening of a new terminal in city`s airport. After were available 4 flights per day to Bangkok( Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports) and to Chiang Mai. Totally, there were started to work about six flights companies.  

For tourists there will be interesting numerous buddhist temples as Phra Mahathat Kaen Nakhon( the famous one). It is located on the south side of the town. There are also a lot of another places for relaxation on the Lake Bueng Kaen Nakhon. The second popular tourist place is the Khon Kaen National Museum. Inside of the museum are collections of antiques, arts, and local archaeological things of an ancient period. In Khon Kaen is a biggest universesty in the north-eastern part of Thailand. Like in the all Thai cities in Khon Kean are many shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. But this town will be mostly interesting for whom want to see and observe a sights of Isan period. In the town also a lot of animal and national parks with the beauty nature. Generally, Khon Kaen is a city of its historical traditions and sites. 

Country Thailand
International title Khon Kaen
Population 147,579 people
Timezone Asia/Bangkok
State Changwat Khon Kaen
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 16.44671 x Longitude: 102.833

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