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Geography and climate in Chiang Rai

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Chiang Rai is the capital of Thailand's northernmost province. The resort is located at an altitude of 416 m above sea level in the Kok River basin, 785 km from Bangkok.

The relief of the resort is characterized by mountainous terrain that stretches to the Mekong River.

Chiang Rai can be called the heart" Of the Golden Triangle"because at the confluence of the Mekong and Ruak rivers, a natural border was formed here between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand.

Chiang Rai was founded in 1262 by King Mengrai, but only in 1910 during the reign of King Rama VI, it was given the status of a province of Thailand.

Chiang Rai time zone: GMT +7 (+3 hours to Moscow).


The tropical climate in Chiang Rai can be roughly divided into three seasons: from March to May the hot season lasts, when the air temperature reaches + 42 ° С, from June to October the rainy season begins, the average air temperature is + 28 ° С. From November to February, the weather is cool, when the air temperature can fluctuate from + 18 to 30 ° C.

During the period from July to August, it rains in the foothills and mountains.


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