Nong Bua Lamphu Province
Name: Changwat Nong Bua Lamphu
Area: About 3,859 km²
Inhabitants: About 490,000
Location: North-East Thailand (Isan)
Capital: Nong Bua Lamphu
Neighboring provinces: Three (3): Khon Kaen, Loei and Udon Thani.
Amphoe / Districts: Mueang Nong Bua Lamphu, Na Klang, Na Wang, Non Sang, Si Bun Rueang, Suwannakhuha.
Popular tourist destinations: King Naresuan the Great Statue, Khongsawan Village, Erawan Cave, Phu Kao Phupankam National Park and Wat Tham Suwannakhuha.
About Nong Bua Lamphu
In the Isaan areas, northern part is the relatively small town of Nong Bua Lamphu located. The city's history stretches over 900 years but the province wasen´t a province until 1993. This made Nongbua lamphun to Thailand's 76: e and youngest province. Earlier the city had the title district and belonged to the province of Udon Thani.
The landscape is dominated by mountains and lakes, because the city's long history, also a large quantity of interesting historical ruins. One of the area's most famous natural area consists of nine mountains which together bear the name Phu Kao. Alongside the mountains rich plants and wildlife, you will also find several large waterfalls and caves.