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Chiang Rai Information


The province of Chiang Rai is located in the northernmost part of Thailand. It’s a mountainous region with rivers and jungles. The north of Chiang Rai borders Myanmar, the south borders the province of Phayao, the east borders Laos and the west borders the province of Chiang Mai.


Chiang Rai was formerly the capital city of Thailand in the reign of King Mangrai, in 1262 CE. The population of Chiang Rai is made up of people of different ethnic backgrounds, including hill tribes and Chinese tribes. Therefore, is full of cultural and natural wonders, including the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Laos and Burma come together; an area that was once the centre of opium production, a trade that had a great impact on cultural practices and lifestyles.


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