Chaiyaphum is a province in the centre of Thailand. It is
well known in tourism terms because it has beautiful
flower fields. Chaiyaphum was founded over 2 centuries
ago during the early Rattanakosin period by a group of
Vientiane people led by Nai Lae.
Chaiyaphum is 342 kilometres from Bangkok and has an area
of 12,778 square kilometres. It consists of the
following districts: Mueang
Chaiyaphum, Khon Sawan, Kaeng Khro, Ban Thaen, Phu Khiao,
Kaset Sombun, Khon San, Nong Bua Daeng, Ban Khwao,
Chaturat, Bamnet Narong, Thep Sathit, Nong Bua Rawe,
Phakdi Chumphon, Noen Sanga and Sap Yai.