Northern Thailand

Northern Thailand shares borders with and , as well as with the Central Plains and .

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is the hub of northern Thailand. With a population of over 127,000 registered residents in the city, and almost one million in the metropolitan area, it is Thailand's fourth-largest city. Photo: Tevaprapas, CC BY 3.0.

is one Thailand's 76 provinces and occupies a region in Northern Thailand. Photo: Gudesign, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chiang Rai is one of Thailand's seventy-six provinces, which lies in upper northern Thailand and is Thailand's northernmost province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, also spelled Maehongson, Mae Hong Sorn or Maehongsorn, is one of Thailand's seventy-six provinces lies in upper northern Thailand and is the westernmost province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


or North Central Plains is a region in , mostly centered around the historic city of . Photo: P.khiao, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a hilly area with various river valleys in Northern Thailand. Photo: P.khiao, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Northern Thailand

Latitude of center
19° or 19° north
Longitude of center
99° or 99° east

Also Known As

  • Chinese: Thài-kok Pak-pō͘
  • Chinese: 泰北
  • Chinese: 泰國北部地區
  • Dutch: Noord-Thailand
  • Esperanto: Norda Tajlando
  • French: Thaïlande septentrionale
  • Galician: Tailandia do Norte
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთი ტაილანდი
  • German: Nordthailand
  • Greek: Βόρεια Ταϊλάνδη
  • Hebrew: צפון תאילנד
  • Hindi: उत्तरी थाईलैण्ड
  • Italian: Thailandia del Nord
  • Japanese: タイ北部
  • Korean: 태국 북부
  • Literary Chinese: 泰北
  • Malay: Utara Thailand
  • Min Nan Chinese: Thài-kok Pak-pō͘
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurdthailun
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nord-Thailand
  • Persian: ناحیه تایلند شمالی
  • Portuguese: Norte
  • Portuguese: Região Norte
  • Russian: Северный Таиланд
  • Spanish: Tailandia del Norte
  • Tagalog: Hilagang Thailand
  • Thai: ภาคเหนือ
  • Turkish: Kuzey Tayland
  • Ukrainian: Північний Таїланд
  • Urdu: شمالی تھائی لینڈ
  • Vietnamese: Miền Bắc Thái Lan
  • Wu Chinese: 泰国北部
  • Yue Chinese: 泰北
  • Bắc Thái Lan

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