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Page updated: 2017-05-29

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Introduction

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The city of Nakhon Sawan, capital of the equaly named province, is located about 260 km north of Bangkok. Nakhon Sawan is on the route to the north, to, among other, Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok.
Nakhon Sawan is reached from Bangkok via a good four-lane highway in about 4 hours by car. The train connection is also good, it takes about 5 hours.

Near Nakhon Sawan two major rivers, the Nan and Ping come together. The river then flows further as the Chao Phraya to Bangkok. The rivers have ensured that Nakhon Sawan has become an important commercial center.
Water transport is not so important anymore, but because of its location along a major north-south route Nakhon Sawan has remained an important trading center.

Our last visit was in 2007.

The coordinates are 15°42'18"N 100°8'15"E.


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