Renu Nakhon District

Amphoe Renu Nakhon ( Thai: อำเภอ เรณูนคร ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the southeastern province of Nakhon Phanom. The Nakhon Phanom Province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the so-called Isaan.


Originally Renu Nakhon a principality ( Mueang ), which in 1907 was transformed during Thesaphiban management reform in a district ( Amphoe ). In 1917, he was downgraded to a commune ( tambon) of the district of That Phanom. On 1 May 1970, converted Renu Nakhon again in a sub-district ( King Amphoe ), which consisted of the three tambon Renu, Phon Thong, Tha Lat. Finally it got the full Amphoe status on 21 August 1975.


In Renu Nakhon many people live ethnic minority Phu Thai ( Thai: ชาว ภู ไท ). You can save a lot of their traditions into modern times, as their dances and the Bai Si Su- Kwan ceremony. They are characterized by their weaving cotton, which is very much in demand especially among tourists. They brew a unique alcoholic beverage "Lao Uh " ( เหล่า อุ - pronunciation: [ Lao- ù ] ), which is made ​​from glutinous rice and is known nationwide.


  • Phra That Renu Nakhon ( Thai: พระ ธาตุ เรณูนคร ) - The 35 -meter-high stupa in Laos theme lies 52 kilometers south of the provincial capital of Nakhon Phanom. It was reduced after the submission of the Phra That Phanom in 1918 built, inside there is a golden Buddha statue and a cabinet with the Buddhist scriptures ( Tipitaka ).
  • Prathat Srikhun ( พระ ธาตุ ศรี คุณ )
  • Wat Phu Tham Phra ( วัด ภู ถ้ำ พระ )


Amphoe Renu Nakhon is ( tambon) divided into nine municipalities that continue in 93 communities ( Muban ) are divided.

Renu Nakhon itself ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล เรณูนคร ) has a small-town status ( thesaban tambon), it consists of parts of the tambon Phon Thong and Renu.

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