Yom River

The Yom in Phrae province

The Yom ( Thai: แม่น้ำ ยม - Maenam Yom ) is a river in northern Thailand.

It rises in the district ( Amphoe ) Pong in the province ( Changwat ) Phayao, flows further south and forms the main water artery of the provinces of Phrae and Sukhothai. On both sides of the Yom found in Si Satchanalai kilns of ancient ceramic workshops from the 14th to 16th century. Finally it flows in Chum Saeng, Nakhon Sawan Province, in the Nan and thus constitutes one of the four sources of the Maenam Chao Phraya, the main river of Thailand.

The catchment area of ​​the Yom river and its tributaries is a territory of 23,616 km ² size; it lies in the provinces of Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Phrae and Lampang.

National Parks

The Maenam Yom flows through its 455 -acre National Park Mae Yom ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ แม่ ยม ) in Phrae province.