Maha Sarakham
in Changwat Maha Sarakham, Thailand

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
16.185 and 103.301 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 16° 11' 5" and E 103° 18' 2"
Currency and Currency Code:
Baht - THB
Spoken languages:
Thai, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:10 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Bangkok
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:42 am and 6:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.713 and -75.850 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Thailand in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Thailand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Thailand. Last Update: 2024-07-13 08:19:15

Explore Maha Sarakham

Maha Sarakham in Changwat Maha Sarakham with it's 51,584 inhabitants is located in Thailand about 251 mi (or 404 km) north-east of Bangkok, the country's capital.

Local time in Maha Sarakham is now 11:10 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bangkok with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Maha Sarakham, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Thailand is Roi Et Airport in a distance of 32 mi (or 51 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Ban Chiang Archaeological Site in a distance of 94 mi (or 152 km), North.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kantharawichai, Khong Chai, Kae Dam, Yang Talat and Borabue. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1003 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 62% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 15th of July 2024

25°C (76 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

24°C (75 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Harvesting in my Rice Fields, Phon Ngam, Kosumphisai,Maha Sarakham.

Published: April 09, 2014
Length: 51:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tuy24

The Pickup filled up sticky rice is ready to sell at the Rice mill according to the Government yingluck's policy. 1 Ton = 1500 Baht without damp. But are so...

Mahasarakham University Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ และสวนสัตว์มหาวิทยาลัยมหาสารคาม)

Published: April 09, 2014
Length: 01:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Better Man Nurse

Mahasarakham University Museum and Zoo (พิพิธภัณฑ์ และสวนสัตว์มหาวิทยาลัยมหาสารคาม) is a most popular destination for all whom have been there to relax and t...

Cambodian Students at Mahasarakham University

Published: April 09, 2014
Length: 44:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Better Man Nurse

This video is a part of our Cambodian Student Activities at Mahasarakham University, Thailand. This Memorable Video is created as an souvenir gift for their ...

Singing Dog in Thailand

Published: July 16, 2014
Length: 09:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Domz Anacion

A video taken using a mobile phone of an old mongrel that sings the Thai national anthem during the flag ceremony in the morning, in Sarakhampittayakhom school, a government high school in...

Teach to Reach 2014 Opening Ceremony

Published: August 25, 2014
Length: 43:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: English Program Sarakhampittayakhom School

Ministry of Education, Office of the Basic Education Commission English Language Insititute American University Association (AUA) Language Center Sarakhampittayakhom School English Program...

ENGLISH PROGRAM 2012 Commercial - Can

Published: January 07, 2012
Length: 09:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: English Program Sarakhampittayakhom School

Promotional video of the the English Program of Sarakhampittayakhom School Mahasarakham Province, Thailand. Produced by EPSPK ARTS! Video,Editing and Direction by: Mr. Dominic Anacion...

อุบัติเหตุ กระบะชนมอไซค์ตายคาที่ 2 ราย ชนรถยนต์ข้างทาง 4 คัน ริมคลองสมถวิล จ.มหาสารคาม 14/06/57 HD

Published: June 16, 2014
Length: 18:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mahasarakham Accident


อุบัติเหตุ เพลิงไหม้ร้านพิมพาสโต้เบเกอรี่&สเต็กเฮ้าส์ ข้างโรงเรียนหลักเมือง จ.มหาสารคาม 05/12/56 HD

Published: December 08, 2013
Length: 12:38 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mahasarakham Accident


อุบัติเหตุ กระบะชนท้ายมอไซด์เสียชีวิต รถกระเด็นเกือบ 100 เมตร บายพาสแก่งเลิงจาน 23/09/56 HD

Published: September 25, 2013
Length: 39:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mahasarakham Accident


อุบัติเหตุ เพลิงไหม้รถยนต์เหลือแต่ซาก ภายในวัดมหาชัย อ.เมือง จ.มหาสารคาม 20/03/57 HD

Published: March 22, 2014
Length: 32:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mahasarakham Accident


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Maha Sarakham Province

Maha Sarakham (Thai: มหาสารคาม; also spelled Mahasarakham) is one of the provinces (changwat) of Thailand, located in the northeastern region of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Kalasin, Roi Et, Surin, Buriram and Khon Kaen. The province's capital is the town of Maha Sarakham. It is the home of Mahasarakham University, the largest university in the Northeast of Thailand in terms of students (37,342), and Rajabhat Mahasarakham University.

Located at 16.1847, 103.301 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Maha Sarakham Province, Isan, Provinces of Thailand

Maha Sarakham

Maha Sarakham is the capital city of Maha Sarakham Province in Thailand's Northeastern region. Sarakham, as it is known to its inhabitants, is located in a rice-growing area on the southern Korat plain, straddling the Chi River. The city has long been known as a regional education centre, the so-called Taksila of Isan (taking this name from the ancient Hindu centre of learning). It is home to six colleges, as well as Maha Sarakham University (MSU) and Maha Sarakham Rajabhat University.

Located at 16.1772, 103.301 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Maha Sarakham Province

Mahasarakham University

Mahasarakham University is a Public University situated in Maha Sarakham Province known as the Center of Education in the Isan (northeast) region of Thailand. This university is Thailand’s 22nd fastest growing government university. It has two campuses, the Old Campus located at the downtown of the city and the New Campus located at Khamriang in the north-west of the city. MSU is the only Thai university that offers M. Sc. and Ph.D. in Paleontology and Bachelor of Arts in Khmer Language.

Located at 16.1992, 103.283 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Thailand, Maha Sarakham Province, Educational institutions established in 1968, 1968 establishments in Thailand

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Talat, Changwat Maha Sarakham, Ban Lat, Maha Saragam, Amphoe Muang Maha Sarakham, Maha Sarakam, Ban Talat, Ban Khlong Khleng, Maha Sarakham, Mueang Maha Sarakham, Uthai Sarakham, มหาสารคาม