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Chanthaburi Province:

       Chanthaburi province is located near Bangkok and it 245 kilometers from the capital. Chanthaburi province is famous for its Thai gem mining center, varieties of tropical fruits and woven reed mats. Of course, one should not forget the natural beauty and the historical attractions of Chanthaburi province.Located in the eastern part of Thailand, Chanthaburi province is also called Muang Chan and is important from a historic point of view when it played an important role during the Rattanakosin period.

         Chanthaburi province is administratively divided into districts, which are as follows: Mueang Chanthaburi, Tha Mai, Khlung, Laem Sing, Pong Nam Ron, Makham, Soi Dao, Na Yai Am, Kang Hang Maeo and Khao Khitchakut. The province is blessed with lush verdant forests, scenic waterfalls, quaint fishing villages and serene beaches. More...

Chanthaburi Demographic Data :

Capital: Chanthaburi
Area: 6,338.0 km²
Ranked 34th
Inhabitants: 480,064 (2000)
Ranked 52nd
Pop. density: 76 inh./km²
Ranked 56th
ISO 3166-2: TH-22
Governor: Prachak Suwanphakdi
(since October 2007)



Chanthaburi Tourist Attractions:

  • King Taksin The Great Monument and Shrine
  • Si Chan Road
  • City Pillar Shrine of Chanthaburi
  • Phai Lom Temple
  • The Catholic Church of Chanthaburi
  • Phlap Temple
  • Thong Thua Temple
  • Ancient City of Mueang Phaniat
  • King Taksin Shipyard
  • Ancient City of Khai noen Wong
  • Temple of Ngao
  • Khao Laem Sing Forest Park
  • Ao Yang Beach
  • Chula Island
  • Chao Lao Beach


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