in Changwat Nong Khai, Thailand
- Ban Chiang Archaeological Site (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 17.878 and 102.742 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 17° 52' 42" and E 102° 44' 31"
- 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: 11:48 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Bangkok
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:23 am and 5:32 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -15.365 and -75.162 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- San Juan de Marcona
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-11-30 08:25:03
Discover Nong Khai
Nong Khai in Changwat Nong Khai with it's 63,609 citizens is a city in Thailand about 322 mi (or 517 km) north-east of Bangkok, the country's capital city.
Local time in Nong Khai is now 11:48 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bangkok with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Nong Khai. The closest is airport we know is Wattay International Airport in Laos in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km). The closest airport in Thailand is Udon Thani Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 23 km), North-West. 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 47 mi (or 75 km), South-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tha Bo, Vientiane, Si Chiang Mai, Sa Khrai and Phen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 82% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Friday, 1st of December 2023
29°C (85 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 2nd of December 2023
28°C (82 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Sunday, 3rd of December 2023
25°C (77 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Nightmarket in Thailand (Nong Khai) Fisheye View
Small nightmarket in Nong Khai along the Mekong River in Thailand.On the other side is Laos. Filmed with a 8mm Fisheye Lens in January 2014. It was a cold day with about 17°C. 1USD= 33THB...
Wat Khaek (Sala Kaeo Ku) in Nong Khai
In Nong Khai liegt der wunderschöne Sala Kaeo Ku (Wat Khaek). Mehr zu Nong Khai in Thailand: http://www.thailand-spezialisten.com/beliebte-urlaubsziele/isaan-ostthailand/nong-khai/
Mekong River between Nongkhai Thailand & Vientianne, Laos.
Beginning looking down the Mekong River Walkway from Thailand side panning to viewing up river and Friendship Bridge , the Laos border crossing point for the capital city, Vientianne,Laos !
Visa Run Time, oooh yeah Tranquillize's photos around Nong Khai, Thailand (nong khai visa run)
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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.
Right- and left-hand traffic
The terms right-hand traffic and left-hand traffic refer to regulations requiring all bidirectional traffic to keep either to the right or the left side of the road, respectively. This is so fundamental to traffic flow that it is sometimes referred to as the rule of the road. This basic rule eases traffic flow and reduces the risk of head-on collisions. Today, about 66.1% of the world's people live in right-hand traffic countries and 33.9% in left-hand traffic countries.
Nong Khai Province
Nong Khai is the northernmost of the north-eastern (Isan) provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are (from east clockwise) Bueng Kan, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani and Loei. To the north it borders Vientiane Province, Vientiane Prefecture and Bolikhamxai of Laos.
Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
The First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge is a bridge over the Mekong, connecting Nong Khai province and the city of Nong Khai in Thailand with Vientiane Prefecture in Laos - the city of Vientiane is approximately 20 km from the bridge. With a length of 1,170m (0.73 mi), the bridge has two 3.5m (11 ft 6 in) wide road lanes, two 1.5m (4 ft 11 in) wide footpaths and a single 1000 gauge railway line in the middle, straddling the narrow central reservation. The rail gauge is 1000mm.
Nong Khai (เทศบาลเมืองหนองคาย, Thesaban Mueang Nong Khai or หนองคาย or Nong Khai) is a city in North-East Thailand. It is also the capital of Nong Khai Province. Situated on the Mekong River, near the site of the first Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, spanning the river to Laos. The Thai-Lao Friendship bridge was largely funded by a gift to the Lao Government by the Australian Keating Labour Government.
Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan (as well as other variations of the spelling), is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. Although it is not a temple (Wat), the park may be referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan, since it contains numerous religious images. The name Xieng Khuan means Spirit City. The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues. The socialist government operates Buddha Park as a tourist attraction and public park.
Sala Keoku is a park featuring giant fantastic concrete sculptures inspired by Buddhism and Hinduism. It is located near Nong Khai, Thailand in immediate proximity of the Thai-Lao border and the Mekong river. The park has been built by and reflects the personal vision of Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat and his followers (the construction started in 1978).
Thanaleng Railway Station
Thanaleng Railway Station, also known as Dongphosy Station (Ban Dong Phosy in Lao), is a railway station in Dongphosy village, Hadxayfong district, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos. It is located 20 km east of the Lao capital city of Vientiane and 4 km north of the border between Laos and Thailand along the Mekong River. The station opened on March 5, 2009, becoming part of the first international railway link serving Laos.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Nong Khai.
- Tha Bo
- Si Chiang Mai
- Sa Khrai
- Ban Phue
- Pho Tak
- Sang Khom
- Phon Phisai
- Phibun Rak
- Udon Thani
- Kut Chap
- Ban Dung
- Suwanna Khuha
- Nam Som
- Fao Rai
- Na Yung
- Nong Han
- Thung Fon
- Ban Na Muang
- Muang Phon-Hong
- Pak Khat
- Nong Saeng
- So Phisai
- Nong Wua So
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Nong Hai, Ban Mi Chai, Changwat Nong Khai, Hnohnggai, Muang Nong Khay, Amphoe Muang Nong Khai, Changwat Nang Khai, Muang Nawng Kai, Naung Khai, Michai, Nawng Kai, Nong Kai, Nong Khai, Mueang Nong Khai, ནོང་ཁའི།, QJX, ノーンカーイ, 농카이, نونگ کھائی, Нонгкхай, เทศบาลเมืองหนองคาย, หนองคาย