Chiang Mai Country: Thailand
Chiang Mai by the Numbers:
Elevation: 314 m / 1030 ft
Average Annual Rainfall: 120.6 cm / 47.5 in
Average January Temperature: 21.6°C / 71°F
Average July Temperature: 28°C / 82°F
Major Industries: Tourism, the teak industry, silver and wood articles, pottery, silk and cotton goods
Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz; standard two-pin plug
Time Zone: GMT+ 7
Country Dialing Code: +66
Area Code: 53
Religion: 85% Buddhists
Number of Buddhist temples: over 300
Number of Buddhist temples in the Province: 1253 Estimated number of tourists/year: 24,000
Did You Know?
Chiang Mai means "new city" and was founded by King Mengrai in 1296. It became the capital of the Lannathai kingdom, following Chiang Rai.