Bung Kan will officially become Thailand’s newest province or the country’s 77th province when it is published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette.
Bung Kan is carved out of Nong Khai province along the Mekong River in the northeast region known as Isan. It shares the border with Laos in the north east across the Mekong River. Its south and west borders are four Thai provinces: Nakhon Phanom, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani and Nong Khai.
The Thai cabinet has approved Bung Kan and it will become official after being published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette.
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