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PATHUM THANI
 
Pathum Thani was originally the "Sam Khok" town which was founded during the Ayutthaya period. This is a traveling area fulled of delicious foods, nature resorts, and riverside villages where one can see and learn interesting Mon people's culture and life style. It is one of 5 easy accessible perimeter cities of Bangkok, which others are Samut Prakan, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, and Nonthaburi.
 
Firstly, the Sam Khok town was the settlement for Mon People, migrating from Mohtama during the reigns of King Prasat Thong and King Narai the Great. During the reign of King Taksin there were some additional Mon families who moved into Ban Sam Khok which is now the location of Amphoe Sam Khok.

In the year 1815 when King Phra Phuttha Lertla made a royal visit to Muang Sam Khok, a lot of the inhabitants of Sam Khok offered him lotus flowers. He then gave to Sam Khok the new name of "Prathum Thani", meaning to the city of lotus. During the reign of King Vajiravudh, the spelling was changed to be Pathum Thani (withour "r") when he came to preside at the inauguration of the Provincial Administrative building (Sala Klang) in the year 1981.


INFORMATION
ADMINISTRATION  :  PATHUM THANI IS ADMINISTRATIVELY DIVIDED INTO: AMPHOE MUEANG PATHUM THANI, AMPHOE KHLONG LUANG, AMPHOE LAM LUK KA, AMPHOE LAT LUM KAEO, AMPHOE NONG SUEA, AMPHOE SAM KHOK, AMPHOE THANYABURI.
BOUNDARY  :  NORTH = AYUTHAYA, SARABURI SOUTH = NONTHABURI, BANGKOK EAST = NAKHON NAYOK, CHACHOENGSAO WEST = NONTHABURI
AREA SIZE  :  1,565 SQ.KM.
 


 
 

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