Chaiyaphum Province

province in Thailand

Chaiyaphum (Thai: ชัยภูมิ) is one of the Isan (north-eastern) provinces (changwat) of Thailand. As of 2000, 1 million people live there, and has an area of 12,778.3 km². The Governor is Thawon Phrommichai.

Chaiyaphum

ชัยภูมิ
Map of Thailand highlighting Chaiyaphum Province
Map of Thailand highlighting Chaiyaphum Province
Country Thailand
CapitalChaiyaphum town
Government
 • GovernorCharin Chakkaphak (since 2010)
Area
 • Total12,778.3 km2 (4,933.7 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 7th
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,095,360
 • RankRanked 14th
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Density rankRanked 50th
Time zoneUTC+7 (Thailand Standard Time)
ISO 3166 codeTH-36

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Administrative divisionsEdit

The province has 16 districts (amphoe); 124 subdistricts (tambon) and 1393 villages (muban).