Sapan village a small village nestled in a forested northern valley in Nan province of Thailand.

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Nan Province

The principal draw of remote Nan Province (จังหวัดน่าน), tucked into Thailand’s northeastern corner, is its natural beauty. Nan’s ethnic groups are another highlight and differ significantly from those in other northern provinces. Outside the Mae Nam Nan Valley, the predominant hill peoples are Mien, with smaller numbers of Hmong, while dispersed throughout Nan are four lesser-known groups seldom seen outside this province: the Thai Lü, Mabri, Htin and Khamu.

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