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Nonthaburi Province




Short Facts



Name: Changwat Nonthaburi
Area: About 622 km²
Inhabitants: About 1,000,000
Location: Central Thailand
Capital: Nonthaburi
Neighboring provinces: (Four) 4: Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya.
Amphoe / Districts: Bang Bua Thong, Bang Kruai, Bang Yai, Mueang Nonthaburi, Pak Kret and Sai Noi.
Popular tourist destinations: Wat Sangkhatan, Ko Kret, The Horn Museum and Chaloem Kanchanaphisek Park.




About Nonthaburi



The province lies on the Chao Phraya river banks, 20 kilometers northwest of Bangkok. The short distance to the capital, is smooth to harvest by bus or boat.

Nonthaburi belonged to the kingdom of Ayutthaya, but were following several rounds, 1943, classified as part of Bangkok. The new organization was however only valid for three years and 1946 was the town and its 622 square kilometer neighborhood restored as its own government and was awarded the title province.

The closeness to the great river has made the landscape fertile and the many fruit and flower plantations has grown up and become one of the province's features. One of the province's most celebrated festivals are a large fruit festival.


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Attractions



Koh Crete (or Koh Kred) is a small island situated in the middle of the Chao Phraya river. Crete is easy to reach by boat from Sanama Nua temple just outside the city. The islanders derived largely from the Mon people and their tradition of pot making is well respected and renowned.

The city's old town hall is a beautiful building of teak-tree, which was erected by Rama the sixth with the help of European architects. Outside the entrance is a square open to the public, overlooking the river.

Mon-dance festival The old Mon-popular traditions brought to life during the festival and many of the participants comes from areas where the old traditions managed to survive.




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