The Emblem of Nakhonsawan

Introduction
     This  town  was  a  fortificated  town  on  the  mountain facing the east  was  formerly  located  on  the west side of the Chao Phraya River.   It  was  named,  according  to  the  site,  "Muang  Chon  Ta Wan".  It  is  surmised  Nakhon  Sawan  was  built in the Sukhothai period. According to the stone inscription "Muang Phra Bang" the name  of  the  important  Buddha  image  was  "Phra  Bang" in the reign of King Rama I.

Borders
North:
South:
East:
West:
Kampahengphet
Chainat and Uthai Thani
Phetchabun and Lopburi
Tak and Uthai Thani

Distance from Nakhon Sawan city of nearby Provinces
Chainat
Kamphaengphet
Lopburi
Phetchabun
Tak
Uthai Thani
64 kms.
117 kms.
130 kms.
192 kms.
183 kms.
50 kms.

Distance from Nakhon Sawan city to its districts
Banphotpisai
Chumseang
Kaoliew
Krokpra
Lard Yao
Nongbua
Phaisalee
Phayuhakiri
Tak Fa
Ta Khli
Tha Tako
Maewong subdistrict
Mae Pearn Subidstrict
34 kms.
39 kms.
20 kms.
18 kms.
40 kms.
71 kms.
65 kms.
26 kms.
73 kms.
61 kms.
45 kms.
80 kms
75 kms.




How to get there
By Car
     Travelling  by  car  from  Bangkok  to Nakhon Sawan is most convenient, taking highway No.1 (Phaholyothin  Rd.)   till   Bang   Pa-In   District,   turns   left   along  highway  No. 32  (Asia Rd.,)  via Phranakhon Si Ayutthaya, Angthong, Sing Buri,Chainat for 3 hrs.

By Train
     Trains  leave  from  the  Bangkok  Railway  Station  (Hua Lamphong) for Nakhon Sawan many times daily. Call (02) 233-7010,233-7020 for further information.

By Bus
     Air  conditioned  buses leave the Northern Bus Terminal (Mor Chit 2) on Khamphaengphet Rd. for  Nakhon  Sawan from 06.30 A.M. until 06.00 P.M. everyday. If you want for more details contact the Thavorn Farm Co.,Ltd. Tel. (02) 9362495 and the Thanchit Tour Co.,Ltd. Tel. (02) 9363210