Introduction

Nonthaburi is situated in a fertile basin on the bank on the Chao Phraya River. This abundant town is full of fruit and flower plantations as well as historical temples. The town is only 20 kms. from Bangkok and is conveniently accessible by road or river. Nonthaburi has been found in history as a part of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. It was once consolidated with Bangkok in 1943 and was re-established as a province in 1946. Nonthaburi occupies an area of 622 square kilometres and is administratively divided into six districts: Muang Nonthaburi, Pak Kret, Bang Kruai, Bang Bua Thong and Sai Noi.

Borders
North: Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani
South: Bangkok
East:   Bangkok and Pathum Thani
West:  Nakhon Pathom

Distance from Nonthaburi city of nearby Provinces
Angthong 99 kms.
Bangkok 20 kms.
Nakhon Pathom 36 kms.
Pathum Thani 26 kms.

Distance from Nonthaburi city to its districts
Bang Kruai 27 kms.
Bang Bua Thong 18 kms.
Bang Yai 18 kms.
Pak Kret 10 kms.
Sai Noi 30 kms.

How to get there
under construction

Festivals & Events

Nonthaburi Fruits Fair
This annual fair is held during April-June to celebrate the abundance of such local fruits as durian, mangosteen and mangoes, then at their peak of succulent pipeness. Besides stalls selling the produce of surrounding orchards and local products, there are colourful processions of floats decorated with fruits and flowers, beauty pageants friuts contests, cultural shows, exhibitions of provincial handicrafts and agricultural produce, and local entertainment.

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