Yasothon

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Yasothon
ยโสธร
Yasothon Municipal Hall
Nickname(s): Mueang Yot Nakorn (Proud Capital City)
Coordinates: 15°47′50″N 104°08′35″E / 15.79722°N 104.14306°E / 15.79722; 104.14306Coordinates: 15°47′50″N 104°08′35″E / 15.79722°N 104.14306°E / 15.79722; 104.14306
Country Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand
Province Yasothon Province
Districts of Thailand Amphoe Mueang Yasothon
Settled 1811
Incorporated (town) 1814
Incorporated (city) 1972 1972
Population (2005)
 • Total 21,134
Postal Code 35000
Thai highway Thai Highway-23.svg Thai Highway-202.svg [2169]

Yasothon is a town in the Isan region of Thailand. It is far from Bangkok about 500 km. In the village people grow rice and houseplants. The weather is very hot in the summer (more than other provinces) and the famous festival is Bang Fai Rocket Festival. This festival is really beautiful, every year the visitor from all over the country come to visit this festival.[1] The festival features large home-made rockets, fireworks displays, parades and beauty contests. Normally people have created the rockets for launched in to the sky; they believe that the god will send the planting season.

From Yasothon city of nearby province are Mukdahan, Nakhonpanom, Rio Et, Sisakat and Ubom Ratchathani.

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  1. Bang Fai Rocket, Bang Fai Rocket.