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Chiang Mai Province จังหวัดเชียงใหม่ is the second largest of the 75 provinces of Thailand. It covers an area of 20,107 sq km (7,763 sq mi) in North Thailand. It has a population of 1.7 million people (2011 estimate). The provincial capital is the city of Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai Province is bordered by Chiang Rai Province to the northeast, Lampang Province to the east, Lamphun Province to the southeast, Tak Province to the south, Mae Hong Son Province to the west, and the international border with Myanmar to the north.

Located some 700 km from Bangkok on the northwestern part of Thailand, Chiang Mai Province is at an average elevation of 300 m above sea level. The province is mountainous. The highest mountain in Thailand, the 2,565-m Doi Inthanon, is located within this province.

Chiang Mai Province comprises 25 districts (Amphoe) namely Mueang Chiang Mai, Chom Thong, Mae Chaem, Chiang Dao, Doi Saket, Mae Taeng, Mae Rim, Samoeng, Fang, Mae Ai, Phrao, San Pa Tong, San Kamphaeng, San Sai, Hang Dong, Hot, Doi Tao, Omkoi, Saraphi, Wiang Haeng, Chai Prakan, Mae Wang, Mae On, Doi Lo and Galyani Vadhana.

There are seven national parks within Chiang Mai Province namely Chiang Dao National Park, Doi Inthanon National Park, Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, Huay Nam Dang National Park, Mae Ping National Park, Ob Luang National Park and Sri Lanna National Park.

Map of places in Chiang Mai Province

Places and sights in Chiang Mai Province

  1. Chiang Mai provincial capital (GPS: 18.78837, 98.98553)
  2. Chang Dao Cave (GPS: 19.3937, 98.92859)
  3. Doi Inthanon (GPS: 18.58929, 98.48682)
  4. Wat Thaton (GPS: 20.06035, 99.35995)

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