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  Lamphun Province - Biocrawler
Lamphun (Thai ลำพูน) is one of the northern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
Lamphun is located in the river valley of the Ping river, surrounded by mountain chains.
The province is subdivided in 7 districts (Amphoe) and one minor district (King Amphoe).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Lamphun_Province   (209 words)

  
 ++ Official Website of Lamphun Province ++
The first ruler of Lamphun was Queen Cham Thewi, a daughter of the King of Lawo.
Lamphun was incorporated into the Thai Kingdom during the reign of King Taksin the Great.
Later, Lamphun was changed to a province ruled by a governor, which has continued to the present.
www.lamphun.go.th /english/index.php?mid=5   (470 words)

  
  Science Fair Projects - Lamphun Province
Lamphun (Thai ลำพูน) is one of the northern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
Lamphun is located in the river valley of the Ping river, surrounded by mountain chains.
The province is subdivided in 7 districts (Amphoe) and one minor district (King Amphoe).
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Lamphun_Province   (356 words)

  
 Lamphun province   (Site not responding. Last check: )
} Lamphun (Thai ลำพูน) is one of the northern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
The provincial flower is the Flame of the Forest (Butea monosperma), and the provincial tree is the Rain Tree (Samanea saman).
The region of Canada comprising the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (and sometimes, mistakenly, Newfoundland and Labrador).
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Lamphun_province.html   (586 words)

  
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Situated on the northeastern plateau, it is surrounded by Udon Thani province to the north and east, by Khon Kaen province to the
In 1907 Nong Bua Lamphu became a district of Udon Thani province.
Sriboonreung and Suwan Khuha Districts merged to form the new province of Nong Bua Lamphu on December 1, 1993.
isan.sawadee.com /nongbualamphun   (599 words)

  
 Lamphun
Lamphun was first settled by the Lawa and later the Mon.
Lamphun [ then called Haripunchai ] is thought to have been settled by the Mon in the beginning of the 9th C. The city was the capital of the Mon Haripunchai Empire.
Little remains of Lamphun's ancient city walls, though the heart of the Old City is still surrounded to the north, west and south by well-preserved moats.
www.thailandsworld.com /index.cfm?p=116   (920 words)

  
 lamphun.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lamphun is the oldest city of the North of Thailand.
In Lamphun soybeans and peanuts are major crops, which could be used as cover crops and are nitrogen-fixing plants, a plant that fixes nitrogen from the atmosphere into the soil.
Most energy in Lamphun is currently coming from a hydroelectric dam, creating a lower flow in the river, and fossil fuels in the form of coal and natural gas, creating several environmental problems.
www.uni-hildesheim.de /zfw/wow/lamphun.htm   (6329 words)

  
 Lamphun Thailand - hotels information and travel guide
The city was founded in the 9th century by Mons, whose legendary ruler Queen Chamathewi created the Hariphunchai state that held sway in the region for a few hundred years, until it was absorbed into the Lanna kingdom.
Travelling time from Chiang Mai to Lamphun is 45 minutes.
The most well-known event in Lamphun is the Song Nam Phra That Hariphunchai, which dates back to the olden times.
www.thailand-guide.org /thailand/lamphun   (362 words)

  
 Amazing-Thailand.com - Travel guide Lamphun
Across the street from the National Museum to the monastery called Wat Phrathat Hariphunchai, which is the principal landmark of Lamphun province and dates back 958 years.
Queen Chamthewee was the first ruler of Lamphun and her ashes are enshrined within.
Lamphun is located 25 kilometres south-east of Chiang Mai.
www.amazing-thailand.com /Lamphun.html   (829 words)

  
 White Lamphun and Hill Cattle
The White Lamphun and Hill cattle are two widely spread native cattle breeds in Upper-Northern Thailand.
White Lamphun is entirely white color with a pink skin cattle, and possibly classified as an endangered-maintained breed (with probably fewer than 1,000 breeding females).
Its name was derived from Lamphun province where the breed was prevalent.
www.angelfire.com /mi/fafontwin/whithill.html   (247 words)

  
 "Chiang Mai and Khon Kaen as Growth Poles: Regional Industrial Development in Thailand and its Implications for Urban ...
A 1982 survey of Chiang Mai province found that 81.1 percent of all factories, 74.3 percent of all employment, and 62.3 percent of all industrial investment was in agro-industries, which employed an average of 15 workers per factory.
Lamphun city produced 13,000 cubic meters of waste water per day in 1995 and is predicted to produce 16,000 in 2005.
For example, Lamphun activists had been complaining that waste and untreated water from the NRIE was being dumped into local fields and streams, causing fish kills and other problems.
www.socsci.umn.edu /~bongman/urbansustainability/GLASSMAN.htm   (11609 words)

  
 Lamphun Province in Northern Thailand
Lamphun is the most famous producer of longans.
If you have already visited this northern province, please share your highlights with other visitors to Thailand Guidebook.
Longans were introduced to the area during the reign of King Rama V and have since spread into neighbouring provinces.
www.thaistudents.com /guidebook/provinces/lamphun.html   (1415 words)

  
 Thailand North Guide Chiang Mai
Situated between north latitude 17-21 and east longitude 98-99, the province of Chiang Mai is found in the upper area of Thailand's northern region.
On the east, Chiang Mai is bodered by the Chiang Rai, Lampang, and Lamphun provinces.
With a population of 1,547,085 Chiang Mai is one of Thailand's largest provinces.
www.sabaai.com /guidenorth1.asp   (446 words)

  
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The widest point of the province measures 136 kilometres(85miles.), and the longest 320 kilometres(200 miles).
On the east, Chiang Mai is bordered by Chiang Rai, Lampang and Lamphun provinces.
The mountain ranges generally run in a north-south alignment through the province and give birth to several streams and tributaries (such as the Mae Chaem, Mae Ngat and Mae klang) which in turn feed important rivers and irrigation canals (such as the Muand and Faay) which provide the water necessary to Chiang Mai's agricalture.
www.k-trekking.com /chiangmai.html   (584 words)

  
 ++ Official Website of Lamphun Province ++
The vision of the province is: “An ancient city of Lamphun with agricultural advancement and the Northern Industrial Estate” which projects its future trends and focus based on development as follows:
Focusing on Lamphun’s being an ancient city with well developed social and cultural conditions including tourism for a good quality of life of its population.
This scheme will generate income for the poor and less privileged families and conserve the art and culture of this 1,400 year-old city to reach sustainability.
www.lamphun.go.th /english/index.php?mid=9   (403 words)

  
 Lamphun Info
This small province is situated to the south east of Chiang Mai.
The province is mainly dominated by the town of Lamphun, once the capital of the Haripunchai kingdom (660-1281 A.D.) and one of the oldest preserved towns in Thailand.
Even though the Dvaravati kingdom dwindled from existence at the surge of the Khmers by the 12th Century, Lamphun managed to retain the independence of the Mon culture until the late 13th century.
www.traveller2000.com /province/lamphun/index.html   (329 words)

  
 Honeymoon Thailand - Honeymoon Packages
On the east, Chiang Mai is bodered by the Chaing Rai, Lampang, and Lamphun provinces.
These generally run in a north-south pattern through the province and give birth to several streams and tributaries (such as the Mae Jam, Mae Ngud, and Mae Klang) which in turn feed important rivers and irrigation canals (such as the Muang and Faay) which provide the water necessary to Chiang Mai's agriculture.
Of this amount, 106,116 were from the Karen tribe, 27,392 from the Lahu (Musur) tribe, 17,198 from the Hmong (Meo) tribe, 10,873 form the Lisu tribe, 8,862 from the Lua tribe, 2,609 from the Akha tribe, 1,145 from the Mien (yao) tribe, and 485 from the Palong tribe.
www.honeymoonthailand.com /chiang_mai.htm   (767 words)

  
 Chiangmai Mail - Vol. II No. 44 - Saturday November 1 - November 7, 2003    Business News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seven OTOP goods selected from Lamphun province got the nod to be displayed during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, while the sales target for OTOP products had reached the more than 900 million baht mark in revenues this year.
Lamphun Deputy Governor Surong Prabrok said that Lamphun OTOP products were well received by the committees responsible for granting opportunities to display goods at the APEC Fair, which could help expand opportunities for Thailand’s OTOP goods to enter the international marketplace.
Phayao province wishes to push agricultural products from this northern province to break into the China marketplace, especially rice and rubber, which could be exported to China through the newly opened Chiang Saen Port in Chiang Rai.
www.chiangmai-mail.com /054/business.shtml   (1096 words)

  
 Print Format: Monioting Land Reform in Thailand
In the second section, the paper explores the impact of the programme on the poor based on the real experiences of groups of farmers in Lamphun province, and challenges the broadly positive conclusions reported in the final evaluation of the 3rd phase of the LTP.
As the case studies from Lamphun province in the following section illustrate, many false claims of individual ownership over commonly held land were made with minimal notice to local communities and with little bureaucratic difficulty.
In Lamphun province, titles for extensive areas of land were issued during the height of the economic growth period in 1990-1993 without the knowledge of local communities who became aware of the alienation of their community lands only when fences started appearing in the fields.
www.landaction.org /printdisplay.php?article=133   (4858 words)

  
 Exploring Lamphun, Lampang, and Sukhothai Provinces in Northern Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This small province is dominated by its capital, the city of Lamphun, There are a number of historic temples here, including Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, built in the 11th and 12th century over the palace of the almost legendary Queen Chama Thewi.
Also in Lamphun Province is Doi Khun Tan National Park, which has an abundance of plants, including ginger, orchids, and lilies.
In this province is located the Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, said to be the most beautiful temple of its type in northern Thailand.
www.thailandvacationhelp.com /northern-thailand.shtml   (396 words)

  
 Chiang Mai Facts and Figures: Chiangmaiinfo.com
The widest point of the province measures 136 kilometres (85 miles), and the longest 320 kilometres (200 miles).
The mountain ranges generally run in a north-south alignment through the province and give birth to several streams and tributaries (such as the Mae Chaem, Mae Ngat and Mae Klang) which in turn feed important rivers and irrigation canals (such as the Muand and Faay) which provide the water necessary to Chiang Mai's agriculture.
The average yearly temperature is 25.4°C, with the highest temperatures being in the low 40s and the lowest 5-10°C. There are three seasons in Northern Thailand: summer (hot and humid), rainy (wet, monsoon) and winter (cool and dry).
www.chiangmaiinfo.com /quick/facts   (834 words)

  
 LAMPHUN reminiscence, The Nation, Feb. 19, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Preeda Hopataraputhi, who is now a manager of Bangkok Bank in Lamphun, is "Paul"; Boonsong Srisaringkarn, now a teacher and operates a herbal spa business, is Sandra; Poonsuree Chamchongloj, a teacher at Lamphun Kindergarten, said she was called Tammy because "I was a tomboy".
When the school was closed due to flooding that often hit the province, Johnson got around by boat with Sumethee.
His Thai friends said she was named after a daughter of Somboon Vipromchai, an educational officer in Lamphun, because Johnson loved the sound.
bangkok.usembassy.gov /embassy/amb_rem/amb021902.htm   (1263 words)

  
 Bkk Post: Temple of learning   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students at the nunnery school in the northern province of Lam Phun wear the white robes of Buddhist nuns, and their daily routine follows a similar strict regimen.
They represent a special group of Thai girls as they are the first to have the chance to get an education with the support of the Buddhist clergy, an option that boys have always had.
Founded in 1991, the Dhammajarinee Witthaya School in the Pa Sang district of Lam Phun province is supported by the Nuns Institute which is based at Bangkok's Wat Boworn Nives Viharn.
www.suanmokkh.org /mc/bkkpost/8oct96b.htm   (1348 words)

  
 Thailand - Amnesty International
Sok Yoeun, a Cambodian refugee and prisoner of conscience in poor health who was arrested in Thailand in 1999 for “illegal immigration”, continued to be detained and remained at risk of being extradited to Cambodia.
Twenty-six farmers and land rights activists were arrested in Lamphun Province in April and May; some were charged with over 40 offences, including trespassing.
In December their protest sites in Bangkok and at the Pak Mun Dam in Ubon Ratchathani Province were destroyed by unidentified assailants amid protests that the government did not protect the protesters.
web.amnesty.org /report2003/Tha-summary-eng   (1120 words)

  
 สวนอุตสาหกรรมสหพัฒน์ - spi.co.th
Lamphun The img Business Center of Lanna 189 Moo 15, Pasak Sub-district, Muang District, Lamphun Province 51000 Tel.
           In an area of 1,100 rai, Pasak Sub-district, Muang district, Lamphun Province, only 32 kilometers from Chiangmai, this location is the center of img business investment in the outstanding craftsmanship of northern people renowned for its delicacy and fineness.
Therefore, this location is suitable for img businesses requiring a labor force, which is particularly skillful in craftsmanship.
www.spi.co.th /in_lamphon.php   (364 words)

  
 Lamphun, Northern Region of Thailand
This charming province is also noted for its beautiful women and tasty longans.
An annual celebration takes place on the eight day of the warming moon in the sixth lunar month when inhabitants of Lamphun and neighbouring provinces flock to the annual fair.
Attractions in the area of the park are: Ko Luang Waterfall, Tham Yang Wi and Kaeng Ko.
www.thaiwebsites.com /Provinces/lamphun.htm   (590 words)

  
 Lamphun, Thailand News
Chiang Rai has been declared a haze disaster zone, and a state of environmental emergency may be declared there and in neighbouring northern provinces in the next few days.
The Meteorological Department reported that mountaintops in some northern provinces still had chilling temperatures Monday morning with the mercury ranging from 2 to 4 Celsius degrees.
The Meteorological Department announced Saturday that cold weather remain in northern and northeastern provinces with mercurry dropping to about 2 to 4 Celsius degrees on the mountaintops in northern provinces.
www.topix.net /th/lamphun?scoring=d   (686 words)

  
 A reading and vocabulary building lesson for EFL and ESL teachers and students (NiE)
In Tambon Sa-iab of Song district, Phrae province, which has for years been the centre of the protest, the villagers yesterday laid siege to the proposed dam site to prevent officials from conducting a land survey.
Meanwhile, dam proponents are preparing a big ceremony to bless the Yom River in Sukhothai province on April 23.
According to the findings of a medical team under Dr Sonthaya Pruenglamphoo of the Public Health Ministry, AIDS was the cause of the deaths of eight workers and two babies.
www.bangkokpost.net /education/latest/thap1698.htm   (1187 words)

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