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Northeastern Also known as the Isan region is classified as a part of Thailand. It is located on the Sakon Nakhon basin and the Korat basin, with the Mekong River blocking Laos to the north. And the east To the south, there will be Phanom Dong Rak mountain range between Cambodia. And the eastern part of Thailand There is also a Dong Phaya Yen mountain range. And mountain range Phetchabun Set as a barrier on the west separating it from the central region.
Northeastern Of Thailand, it is the largest area, approximately 168,854 square kilometers. Or if comparable to be easy to understand, it will have an area of ​​approximately 33.17 percent, compared with a third of the total area of ​​Thailand. It can be considered that the Northeast region has the largest area of ​​Thailand The highest mountains in the Isan region are Phu Luang, Phu Lom Lo and Phu Kradueng, which is the source of many major rivers such as Chi River, Huai Luang River, Lam Takhong River, Loei River, Phong River, Moon River , The carpet river and the war river.
The main languages ​​spoken in the Northeast are Lao and Isan, with one of the accents coming from the right bank of the Mekong. As for the Thai language, it is commonly used, especially in large cities. And Nakhon Ratchasima Province But is still not considered the primary language used There is also a widely used Khmer language in the southern Isan region. And there are also many other languages ​​used such as Sau language, Tai language, Kuay language, Thai Korat language, Khang language, Sek language, Kaleng language, Yor language and Yo language, etc. Isan language also has cultural identity. That is quite outstanding, such as food, characters, music and dance. The unique inscription.
Northeastern Is half the size of Germany The slope comes from Phetchabun mountain range in the west down to the Mekong River. Which is shared by Laos In addition to the north And east The south is bordered by Cambodia with Phanom Dong Rak mountain. The Korat basin is located in the lower Northeast. The main rivers are Chi and Moon rivers, and the north reaches the Sakon Nakhon basin, surrounded by the Phu Phan mountain range. The Sakon Nakhon basin has a main river Is the Songkhram River and Loei River. Basically, the soil in the northeast is mostly sand. The terrain of the Northeast is generally plain. And some of them are mountains Especially in the middle such as Khon Kaen Province, Kalasin Province, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Chaiyaphum Province And Bueng Kan Province, etc. The highest point of the Northeast in Thailand is at the top of Phu Luang, which is 1,835 meters above the Klang Sea level. It is located in the Phu Luang wildlife sanctuary of Loei Province.
Mekong River
Mekong main river Such as Chi River, Mun River, where the Mun River flows from Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima Province. By flowing to the east And meets with the Mekong River in Ubon Ratchathani Province Another important river, the Chi River, flows through the central part of the Tawon region in the northeast before converging to the Mun River in Sisaket Province. Songkhong River and Loei River are also part of the Mekong River. The Loei River flows to the north through the Loei Province. Songkhram River flows eastward through Udon Thani Province, Sakon Nakhon Province, Nakhon Phanom Province and Nong Khai Province.
Northeastern food
Northeastern food There will be the most diverse cultures of Thailand such as jasmine rice, pla daak, pla larn, jee jee, laab, waterfall, red ant eggs, blood transform, papaya salad, mok, small sok, er, Suo, Nian, meal. , Soup, Jaew, Get Wet, Lao Salad Salad and Namnueng, etc.
Tradition runs steamer
Important traditions of the Northeast Tradition runs steamer It is a tradition that is held in many provinces adjacent to the river. During October Falls on the 15th lunar month of the 11th month of every year with the belief that It is the worship of holy things. The boats used to assemble are made from banana trees or bamboo that are connected together until the structure is obtained. Beautiful shape There will be steamboats flowing at night.
Northeast map It is a large plain located in the center of the Indo-Pacific. It is between 101 degrees and 105 degrees east longitude and 14 degrees and 18 degrees 30 minutes north latitude. Thus making the character a plateau The area is separated from the east and the central region, separated by forests and mountains. There is the Mekong River on the north bank and east coast.
It is also a historical boundary between Thailand and Laos. In the ancient northeast It was the Khmer kingdom before it fell to Thailand. As a result, at present there are Khmer people living mixed with Thai people. With some Vietnamese people There are also Chinese people. Live with The Northeast is within the Khmer and Laos plane, with only the Mekong River blocking it.

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