chainat

 

Introduction

Occupies an area of 2,640 square kilometers and is administratively divided into 6 Amphoes: 
Muang, Hanka, Manorom, Sankha Buri, Sapphaya and Wat Sing.

Boundaries
North-Nakhon Sawan and Uthai Thani
South-Suphan Buri
East-Nakhon Sawan and Sing Buri
West-Suphan Buri and Uthai Thani

Distance from Chainat to its districts Distance from Chainat city near by Provinces
Hankha 
Manorom .
Sankha Buri 
Sapphaya 
Wat Sing 
48 kms.
30 kms
20 kms.
12 kms.
25 kms.
Nakhon Sawan 
Sing Buri 
Suphan Buri 
Uthai Thani 
60kms.
58 kms.
97 kms.
42 kms.

History

Established during the Ayutthaya period , was an important town used several times as a base to confront the Burmese army. The Burmese were defeated every time, thus origination the name of Chainat place of victory.

How to get there

By Bus 
Both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned bus leave from Northern Bus Terminal (Mor Chit 2) every day for more details contact
Air conditioned bus - Tel. 2794484-7 (05.00 A.M. - 05.50 P.M.)
Non air- conditioned bus - Tel. 2711010-5 (05.00 A.M. - 05.50 P.M.)
By Car
Chai Nat is accessible by taking Highway No.1 (Phaholyothin Rd.) and turn left at Bang Pa-In interchange for Highway No.32 (Asia Rd.) via Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sing Buri and turn left at kms. No. 190 to Chainat for 194 kms.

Festivals & Events

Chainat Pomelo Fair
Late August - Early September In front of Chainat City Hall
All pomelo species can be grown in Chainat, the best one is Khao Tang Kwa species, its features are a round shape, smooth skin, thin husk, sweetcrisp taste and a little sour, but not bitter. Agriculturists now have been promoted by officials to grow Pamelos as a career.

 

Straw Bird Fair
February Chainat provincial Hall
This annual fair is organized by making good use of straw, a by-product in rice farming. Various species of huge straw birds will come perching on elaborately decorated floats during the straw bird procession slated for early February of each year. After the competition all straw birds will be displayed in front of the Chainat Provincial Hall. Local products and agricultural crops will also be available in the fair.

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