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Nakhon Nayok Province จังหวัดนครนายก

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Nakhon Nayok Province จังหวัดนครนายก is a province of the Central Region of Thailand. It is located to the northeast of Bangkok, and is bordered by Saraburi Province to the north, Nakhon Ratchasima Province to the northeast, Prachinburi Province to the east, Chachoengsao Province to the south and Pathum Thani Province to the west.

Nakhon Nayok Province covers 2,122 sq km (819 sq mi) and has a population of 254,000 people (2012 estimate). It ranks 66th in terms of size and 70th in terms of population, and 41st in terms of population density. The province is bordered by the Sankamphaeng Range to the north, where the highest point is the 1292-meter Yod Khao Kiew. The area is part of Khao Yai National Park. The Nakhon Nayok River is the main river flowing through the province.

Nakhon Nayok Province traces its history to the Dvaravati Kingdom which was established in the 11th century. Ruins from that period is still visible today in Mueang Boran Dong Lakhon, to the south of Nakhon Nayok Town. Nakhon Nayok was given its present name in 1350, when it came under the rule of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya. In 1943, the province was absorbed by Prachinburi Province, but was again separated out in 1946.

Nakhon Nayok Province comprises 4 districts or amphoe, namely Mueang Nakhon Nayok, Pak Phli, Ban Na and Ongkharak. These are subdivided into 41 subdistricts or tambon and 403 villages or muban.

Places of Interest in Nakhon Nayok Province

  1. 100-Year Royal Military Academy Museum
  2. Ban Dong Lakhon Archaeological Site
  3. Buddha Footprint Replica at Khao Nang Buat
  4. Chao Pho Khun Dan Shrine
  5. Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy
  6. Circular Pavilion
  7. City Pillar Shrine
  8. Huai Prue Reservoir
  9. King Rama V Monument
  10. Luang Pho Sian Nakhon
  11. Namtok Sarika
  12. Nang Rong Falls
  13. Tak Hin Kong Falls
  14. Wang Takhrai
  15. Wat Phra Chai

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