Thailand: Nakhon Ratchasima


Nakhon Ratchasima, often referred to as Khorat, is the largest city in Isaan region of Thailand. The city is situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260km northeast of Bangkok.

Facts and figures

Population 2,482,900 ~
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Nakhon Ratchasima is an important city because it functions as Northern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Nakhon Ratchasima also serves as the commercial, financial, and governmental centre of northeastern Thailand. The city’s main industries are manufacturing, agriculture and tourism.


The key driver of growth in Nakhon Ratchasima is agriculture. The city is heavily dependent on agriculture hence Nakhon Ratchasima is known as a processing centre for Isan’s production of rice, tapioca and sugar.

Unique aspects

Nakhon Ratchasima is divided into 32 districts and the inhabitants of the city are mostly engaged in agriculture activities such as growing a diverse range of crops. Covering an area that is mainly mountainous terrain, Nakhon Ratchasima has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, great natural scenery and impressive historical sites.

Office overview in Nakhon Ratchasima

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand - office space for rent, lease or sale

In Nakhon Ratchasima, there is a network of roads that stretches to every part of the region from the city, which is a busy commercial centre and a collecting point for rice and livestock. CentralPlaza is the largest mixed-use project in Nakhon Ratchasima.

Retail overview in Nakhon Ratchasima

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand - retail space for rent, lease or sale

Nakhon Ratchasima has the usual Thai mix of modern department stores, malls and supermarkets. The biggest mall in northeastern Thailand is located in Nakhon Ratchasima. The city is also occupied by large covered markets, night markets and smaller street markets.

One potential retail building in Nakhon Ratchasima for lease

Industrial overview in Nakhon Ratchasima

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand - industrial space for rent, lease or sale

Most of the factories located in Nakhon Ratchasima are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers and industrial factories. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the Nakhon Ratchasima, 35 irrigation projects and 7,122 industrial factories.