is 519 kilometers
from Bangkok and administratively divided into 14 Amphoes and 4
King Amphoes (Subdistricts), they are Amphoe Muang Kalasin, Amphoe
Yang Talat, Amphoe Kamalasai, Amphoe Tha Khantho, Amphoe Khao Wong.
Amphoe Huai Meg, Amphoe Sahassakhan, Amphoe Somdet, Amphoe Kuchinarai,
Amphoe Kham Muong, Amphoe Nong Kungsi, Amphoe Namon, Amphoe Huai
Phung, Amphoe Rong Kham King Amphoe No Koo, King Amphoe Sam Chai,
King Amphoe Don Chan and King Amphoe Kong Chai, occupying an are
of 7,055.07 square kilometers. The characteristics of the area are
mountainous along the Phuphan Range in the upper part while the
middle part is hilly area with the alteration of deciduous forest.
» North :
Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom Province.
» South :
Roi-Et and Maha Sarakham Province.
» East :
Roi-Et and Mukdahan Province.
» West :
Maha Sarakham, Khon Kaen and Udon Thani Province.
|: Distance from :
|Kalasin city of nearby Provinces
|- Maha Sarakham
||- Sakhon Nakhon
|- Nakhon Phanom
||- Udon Thani
|Kalasin city to its districts
|- Huai Mag
|- Huai Phung
||- Tha Khantho
|- Kham Muong
||- Yang Talat
|- Khao Wong
||- Nakoo Subdistrict
||- Sam Chai Subdistrict
||- Don Chan Subdistrict
|- Nong Kungsri
||- Kong Chai Subdistrict
|- Rong Kham
lt is 519 kilometers from Bangkok to Kalasin where one can travel through Bangkok - Saraburi -
Nakhon Ratchasima (Highway No.2)-Maha Sarakham-Kalasin (Highway No. 209).
From Bangkok, take Bangkok-Saraburi-Nakhon Ratchasima route (Highway No. 2).
When arriving to Nong Phai, use Highway No. 23 to Maha Sarakham,
then take Highway No. 209 to Kalasin, a total distance of 519 kilometres.
The Transport Company Limited (Bo Kho So) daily operates bus services having ordinary
bus leaving the terminal every 40 minutes. Air-conditioned buses and non air-conditioned buses
depart from Bangkok's Mochit 2 Bus Terminal every day. Call 0 2936 2852-66 or visit
for more information.
Take the train from Bangkok to Khon Kaen, then catch a bus from Khon Kaen to Kalasin,
a distance of 78 kilometres. The State Railway of Thailand has rapid train,
express train and air-conditioned sprinter train services. For more details,
call SRT at Tel. 1690, or 0 2220 4334, 0 2220 4444, Khon Kaen Railway Station,
Tel. 0 4322 1112, or browse www.railway.co.th.
Thai Airways International has no direct flight from Bangkok to Kalasin but you can get
a flight from Bangkok to Khon Kaen and catch a bus to Kalasin.
For details, call Tel. 1566 or 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000 and www.thaiairways.com
Kalasin Pong Lang, Phrae Wa and Red Cross Fair
Kalasin Pong Lang, Phrae Wa and Red Cross Fair is held annually in February
in front of city hall, Mueang District. Featuring the Pong Lang Contest ( Northeastern Folk Music ) and Phrae Wa silk exhibition.
Enjoy cultural performances and local entertainment, and sales of a wide variety of merchandise at very reasonable prices.
Wichit Phrae Wa Silk Festival is held annually on August 12, at Rim Pao Hotel
Let's see Phrae Wa Silk parade, Phrae Wa silk contest, demonstration show and selling of Phrae Wa silk handicraft products, fashion show,
Pong Lang Music show and local art and cultural show, Sly lap car contest and Phrae Wa Night for sharity.