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Phrae Province:


          Situated on the banks of Yom River, Phrae Province is a lovely tourist destination surrounded by mountains on all sides. This is an ancient historical place widely known in the country for its biggest reserves of teak forests.

          The biggest tourist destination in Phrae Province is the Wat Phra That Suthon Mongkhon Khiri. This temple is famous for its beautiful architectural work and splendid sculptures. There are numerous other wonderful chedis and temples in the region including Wat Phra That Si Don Kham, Wat Chom Sawan, Wat Phra That Cho Hae and Phra That Phra Lo. The region is famous for villages that are specialized in making handicrafts. More...

Phrae Demographic Data :

Capital: Phrae town
Area: 6,538.6 km²
Ranked 32nd
Inhabitants: 492,561 (2000)
Ranked 48th
Pop. density: 75 inh./km²
Ranked 57th
ISO 3166-2: TH-54
Governor: Phongsak Plaiwet
(since October 2007)



Phrae Tourist Attractions:

  • Wat Phra Bat Ming Mueang
  • Wat Luang
  • The City Pillar Shrine of Phrae
  • Wat Sa Bo Kaeo
  • Village Market of Ban Thung Hong
  • The Phae Mueang Phi National Park
  • Temple of Wat Phra That Cho Hae
  • Temple of Wat Phra That Chom Chaeng


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