What is Ping River?

  • (noun): A river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya.
    Synonyms: Ping

Ping River

The Ping River (Thai: แม่น้ำปิง, RTGS: Maenam Ping, ), along with the Nan River, is one of the two main contributaries of Chao Phraya River. It originates at Doi Tuay, Daen Lao Range, in Chiang Dao district, Chiang Mai Province. After passing Chiang Mai town, it flows though the provinces Lamphun, Tak, and Kamphaeng Phet. At the confluence with the Nan River at Nakhon Sawan (also named Paknam Pho in Thai) it forms the Chao Phraya River.

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Chiang Mai
... The city is along the Ping River, a major tributary of the Chao Phraya River ... is derived from its close proximity to the Ping river and major trading routes ... into four wards (khwaeng) Nakhon Ping, Srivijaya, Mengrai, and Kawila ...
Ping River - National Parks
... The Ping River flows through the Mae Ping National Park. ...
Kamphaeng Phet Province - Tourism - Sights
... sites such as Mueang Chakangrao to the east of the Ping River, Mueang Nakhon Chum to the west and Mueang Trai Trueng some 18 km from the town to the southwest ... is an ancient town on the west bank of the Ping River ... mainly virgin jungles, it is the source of several streams which flow into the Ping River ...

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