Sakon Nakhon
in Changwat Sakon Nakhon, Thailand

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.161 and 104.147 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 9' 40" and E 104° 8' 50"
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: 03:59 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Bangkok
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:20 am and 6:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.573 and -74.853 (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: 2024-03-01 08:31:22

Explore Sakon Nakhon

Sakon Nakhon in Changwat Sakon Nakhon with it's 76,237 inhabitants is located in Thailand about 338 mi (or 544 km) north-east of Bangkok, the country's capital.

Local time in Sakon Nakhon is now 03:59 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bangkok with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Sakon Nakhon. The closest airport in Thailand is Sakon Nakhon Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 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 59 mi (or 94 km), North-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Phon Na Kaeo, Tao Ngoi, Khok Si Suphan, Phu Phan and Kusuman. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

30°C (87 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 3rd of March 2024

33°C (92 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 4th of March 2024

38°C (101 °F)
34°C (92 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hop Inn Sakon Nakhon

0,4 mi
1912 Tor Phatthana Road
47000 Sakon Nakhon

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

Sakon Nakhon Nachtmarkt in Thailand

Published: May 21, 2008
Length: 39:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: bhenzen1

Das umfangreiche Angebot an Essständen auf einem typischen Nachtmarkt in der Provinz-Hauptstadt Sakon Nakhon im Isarn.

091216 Sakon Nakhon Parade

Published: December 16, 2009
Length: 07:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hans-Juergen Lenz

Sakon Nakhon Parade.

Preparing molds for concrete pillars at Soi 3/5 IUT Sakon Nakhon

Published: January 06, 2011
Length: 50:49 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: tomashudik

Preparing molds for concrete pillars at our house in Soi 3/5 IUT Sakon Nakhon Thailand.

071025 Sakon Nakhon Wax Castle Parade4

Published: July 12, 2008
Length: 20:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hans-Juergen Lenz

071025 Sakon Nakhon Wax Castle Parade1

Published: May 23, 2008
Length: 21:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hans-Juergen Lenz

The annual week long Royal Longboat Races and Wax Castle Festival culminate with the Sakon Nakhon Wax Castle Parade.

สว่างแดนดินศิลป์อีสาน 2555-10-27 Sakon Nakhon Part 2

Published: March 26, 2013
Length: 55:33 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: RX350Sport

My Slice of Sakon Nakhon

Published: January 19, 2011
Length: 10:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hans-Juergen Lenz

A collection of video clips taken over a few years in and around Muang Sakon.

071025 Sakon Nakhon Wax Castle Parade3

Published: May 23, 2008
Length: 35:20 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Hans-Juergen Lenz



Published: July 28, 2008
Length: 35:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hans-Juergen Lenz

Sakon Nakhon Parade.

งานเทศกาลตรุษไทสกล คนจีน เวียดนาม จังหวัดสกลนครประจำปี

Published: February 09, 2014
Length: 00:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: yokjit

งานเทศกาลตรุษไทสกล คนจีน เวียดนาม จังหวัดสกลนครประจำปี โดยในปีนี้จัด...

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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.

Sakon Nakhon Province

Sakon Nakhon is one of the north-eastern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Nong Khai, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Kalasin and Udon Thani. The capital is Sakon Nakhon.

Located at 17.1542, 104.136 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sakon Nakhon Province, Provinces of Thailand

Sakon Nakhon

Sakon Nakhon (sometimes written Sakhon Nakhon) is a city in Thailand within the Isan region, and capital city of the Sakon Nakhon Province as well as Mueang Sakon Nakhon District, with a population of approximately 76,000. Sakon Nakhon covers the whole tambon of That Choeng Chum and parts of tambons Ngio Don, Huai Yang, Dong Mafai, That Na Weng and Hang Hong.

Located at 17.1564, 104.146 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sakon Nakhon Province

Sakon Nakhon Airport

Sakon Nakhon Airport is an airport in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand. It is used for civil and military purposes.

Located at 17.1951, 104.119 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Thailand, Buildings and structures in Sakon Nakhon Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ban That Choeng Chum, Muang Sakon Nakawn, Amphoe Muang Sakhon Nakhon, Thatchoengchum, Muang Sakon Lakon, Sakon Nakhaun, Muang Sakol Nakorn, Skol Nakon, Muang Sakon Nakon, Sakon Nakawn, Changwat Sakon Nakhon, Sakol Nagorn, Changwat Muang Sakhon Nakhon, Sakol Nakorn, Sakol, Sakhon Nakhon, Sakon Nakorn, Sakon Nakhon, Mueang Sakon Nakhon, SNO, สกลนคร