Mae Charim District

Amphoe Mae Charim ( Thai: อำเภอ แม่จริม ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the east of the province of Nan. The Nan Province is located in the northeast of the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are ( from the southwest clockwise): Amphoe Wiang Sa, the, Phu Phiang, Santi Suk and Bo Kluea Nan Province. In the east, the province of Laos is Sayaburi.


Mae Charim was originally Bowa ( บ่อ ว้า ). The sub-district ( King Amphoe ) Mae Charim was established on October 1, 1969 by the three Tambon Phong, Nong Daeng and Mo from Amphoe Mueang Mueang Nan were separated. On April 12, 1977 Mae Charim was promoted to Amphoe.


  • National Parks: National Park Mae Charim ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ แม่จริม ) - the 432 km ² large park is situated in the mountains that separate Thailand from Laos. The highest peak is Doi Khun - Lan ( ดอย ขุน ลาน ) with 1652 meters above sea level, on the slopes of the Maenam Wa (Wa River ) rises. On the Wa River whitewater rafting is organized for tourists.


Amphoe Mae Charim consists of five sub-districts ( tambon), which further into 38 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

Nong Daeng ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล หนอง แดง ) is the name of a small town ( thesaban tambon) in the district, which covers parts of tambon Nong Daeng and Mo Mueang.

There are also four " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.

Note: The missing number 1 belongs to the Tambon Phong, which is Teol of Santi Suk today.