Surin is one of the longest historical provinces in Thailand and was built approximately 2000 years ago in the period of ancient Cambodian. With the total area about 8,124 square kilometers, it is located in the north east of Thailand between the Mun River in the north and Dongrek Mountain Chain in the South. Its neighboring provinces are Buriram, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et and Sisaket and Oddar Meancheay of Cambodia to the south. It is divided into 17 districts and 158 sub-districts.

This province is famous for organic and nutritious Hom Mali rice and this plantation covers the whole province area which has developed to reach its standard using organic agriculture system. Its main exports include fine silk, notable silver beads & ornaments. With over 300 elephants registered in the province, Surin is the cradle of elephant husbandry in Thailand. The motto of the province is: “Surin the land of elephants, splendid silk, beautiful silver beads, stone castles, sweet cabbage, aromatic rice, beautiful culture.”

List of districts & experimental sites

The ongoing SRI-LMB experimental sites in the selected districts of Surin province are listed below:
  • Tha Tum - Bann Riangpanom, Bann Yangkrajab, Bann Samone
  • Srikhoraphum - Bann Nonton
  • Chumponburi - Bann Bokae



Provincial Staff

Mr. Sompoch Yasoongnern
Local Management Unit Coordinator
Surin Provincial Office of the Non-Formal and Informal Education 32000
Email: poch_a3038@hotmail.com
Off: 044-512700, Mob: 086-2431946