Name: Changwat Nonthaburi
Area: About 622 km²
Inhabitants: About 1,000,000
Location: Central Thailand
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.
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.