Phichit, Thailand

Geography | History | Attractions

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Phichit is a town (thesaban mueang) in central Thailand, capital of Phichit Province. It covers the whole tambon Nai Mueang of Mueang Phichit district, an area of 12.017ย kmยฒ. Phichit is 326 km north of Bangkok.

Geography Phichit is at the confluence of the Wat Ta Yom River and the Nan River.

History The old town of Phichit was established in 1058 CE by Phraya Kotabongthevaraja, and was first part of the Sukhothai kingdom, and later of Ayutthaya. The name of the city changed several times. At first it was called Sra Luang (city of the royal pond), in Ayutthaya times it was called Okhaburi ("city in the swamp"), and then finally Phichit ("beautiful city").

Attractions The Wat Tha Luang temple in Phichit is home to a large Luang Phor Phet Buddha image.

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Phichit has a population of over 23,791 people. Phichit also forms the centre of the wider Phichit Province which has a population of over 536,311 people.

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Antipodal to Phichit is: -79.667,-16.433

Locations Near: Phichit 100.333,16.4333

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๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Nakhon Sawan 100.138,15.697 d: 84.5  

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Kamphaeng Phet 99.526,16.47 d: 86.1  

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Tha Tako 100.467,15.633 d: 90.1  

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Phetchabun 101.153,16.417 d: 87.5  

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Nong Phai 101.05,15.983 d: 91.5  

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Ban Phot 101.05,15.983 d: 91.5  

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Chai Nat 100.117,15.183 d: 140.9  

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Doem Bang Nang Buat 100.083,14.85 d: 178.1  

Antipodal to: Phichit -79.667,-16.433

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๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Ica -75.733,-14.067 d: 19517.8  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Chincha Alta -76.133,-13.45 d: 19511  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Callao -77.15,-12.067 d: 19458.9  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช San Isidro -77.033,-12.083 d: 19454.3  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Lima -77.033,-12.05 d: 19451.1  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Villa El Salvador -77,-12.05 d: 19449.3  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Ancรณn -77.15,-11.733 d: 19426.2  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Huancayo -75.211,-12.075 d: 19332.9  

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Ayacucho -74.217,-13.15 d: 19324.8  

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