Updated at 2022-04-25
The National Municipal League of Thailand was established to promote municipal affairs. This plaque features the emblem of the National Municipal League of Thailand and a map of Thailand. The shape of Thailand resembles an elephant's head. It can be broadly separated into four regions based on local characteristics. Northern Thailand is a predominantly elevated jungle. Northeast Thailand is a plateau of virgin rainforest. Central Thailand is the center of development. The Mekong River regulates the fertile soil in this region. The narrower Southern Thailand is home to some of Asia's most attractive beaches and islands.
Area: 6,946.7 square kilometers
Population: 985,346 (2018)
City features: Kalasin City is the capital city of Kalasin Province in Northeastern Thailand. It is located on the left bank of the Lam Pao and is home to Kalasin University. According to archaeological evidence, the Lawa people lived here around 1,600 B.C. However, the first city was only built-in 1793. The Kalasin Museum collects artifacts of Kalasin Province and has a vast collection of artifacts related to Thai religion, lifestyle, and craftsmanship. In terms of economics, Kalasin Province's primary industry is agriculture, particularly cassava, sugar cane, and jasmine rice. The provincial government is committed to transforming Kalasin into a hub for organic agriculture. Kalasin is also home to Phu Kum Khao, Thailand's largest dinosaur fossil site made famous for its dinosaur eggs. The majority of residents in rural Kalasin are poor, and many are devoted to silk production and have become quite famous for their silk products and weavings.