Mueang Nakhon Phanom District

Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Phanom ( Thai อำเภอ เมือง นครพนม ) is a district ( Amphoe ) of Nakhon Phanom. The Nakhon Phanom Province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, Isan.

Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Phanom The district includes the provincial capital of Nakhon Phanom.


Nakhon Phanom is located at the extreme north-eastern border of Thailand on the border with Laos on the banks of the Mekong.

Neighboring districts (from the south clockwise): Amphoe That Phanom and the Renu Nakhon Phanom Nakhon Province, Amphoe Kusuman the province of Sakon Nakhon and Amphoe Tha Pla Pak and Uthen turn from the province of Nakhon Phanom. To the east, on the opposite bank of the Mekong River, the Laotian province Khammuan.


In Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Phanom Nakhon Phanom is the University.


In this district is the regional airport Nakhon Phanom.


Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Phanom is in 15 communes ( tambon) divided, further in 165 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

There are also 13 " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.