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Trat Province:

Trat province is the easternmost province in Thailand and it is 315 kilometers southeast of Bangkok. It is believed that the province got its name from Krat tree, which are plentiful and are used in the production of brooms. Trat is believed to a corruption of Krat. Trat province is divided into 5 districts and 2 sub-districts. Trat is separated on the east from Cambodia by Buntud Mount Range and Weru River separates the province from Chanta Buri.

If you are visiting Trat province a must-see is the Wat Buppharam which is 2 kilometers from Trat’s inner city at the end of a canal. The temple was built in 1952 during the reign of King Prasat Thong in the Ayutthaya period. The temple houses the ashes of Buddha and also has Buddha images in different styles. More...

Trat Demographic Data :

Capital: Trat town
Area: 2,819.0 km²
Ranked 61st
Inhabitants: 219,345 (2000)
Ranked 73rd
Pop. density: 78 inh./km²
Ranked 54th
ISO 3166-2: TH-23
Governor: Kaenphet Chuangrangsi
(since October 2007)



Trat Tourist Attractions:

  • Buppharam Temple
  • City Pillar Shrine of Trat
  • Residang Kampot Ancient City
  • Khiri Wihan Tmeple
  • Sai Nagm Beach
  • Muk Kaeo Beaach
  • Thailand's Narrowest Area


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