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Nakhonratchasima (Thai: นครนครราชสีมา, pronounced [náʔkʰɔːn râːt.tɕʰa.sǐː.maː]) or (Khmer: នគររាជសីមា) is one of the four major cities of Isan, Thailand, known as the "Big 4 of Isan". The city is commonly known as Korat (RTGS Khorat, โคราช), a shortened form of its name. It is the capital of the Nakhon Ratchasima Province and Nakhon Ratchasima District. Nakhon Ratchasima is the heart of the Nakhon Ratchasima metropolitan area. Khorat is at the western edge of the Khorat Plateau. Historically, it once marked the boundary between Lao and Siamese territory. Today it is considered a gateway to the Lao-speaking north-east (Isan). Its geographical location is 14°58.5′N 102°6′E / 14.9750°N 102.100°E. As of 2010, the municipal area had a population of 142,645.


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Facts and Stats for Nakhon Ratchasima*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nakhon Ratchasima

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    • Air Pollution 78.13 (High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 87.5 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 85 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Living in Nakhon Ratchasima - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 63.41 (High)
    • Pollution Index 89.96 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 90 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Nakhon Ratchasima

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nakhon Ratchasima

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.52 USD

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