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NORTH NORTHEAST BANGKOK CENTRAL CENTRAL SOUTH EAST
 
 
 
   
PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN
 
Prachuap Khiri Khan is a gateway to the south. It is a fishing town with a scenic bay and the beachside. The land of this province is a 212 kms.-longed penninsula stretching to south. The narrowest area of the land is only 11 kms. Wide (measured from Thai - Myanmar border to the shore).
 
Dating back to the Ayutthaya period, it was originally named "Na Rang" city and was abandoned during the fall of Ayutthaya Kingdom. King Rama II rebuilted the town at the mouth of Nang Rom Canal and named it "Bang Nang Rom". Later, King Rama IV, combined 3 cities (Nang Rom, Gui, Khlong Wan) together and renamed it as "Prachuap Khiri Khan" in the year 1845.

This province has nice beaches and nature attractions, which are not far from Bangkok, such as Khao Chong Krachok (Mirror Mountain) which supports a small pagoda and a resident monkey tribe at the beachside, Hua Hin beach, Sam Roi Yod national park, Ao Manao, Tham Phraya Nakhon cave, etc.


INFORMATION
ADMINISTRATION  :  PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN IS ADMINISTRATIVELY DIVIED INTO: AMPHOE MUEANG PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, AMPHOE BANG SAPHAN, AMPHOE BANG SAPHAN NOI, AMPHOE HUA HIN, AMPHOE KUI BURI, AMPHOE PRAN BURI, AMPHOE THAP SAKAE, KING AMPHOE SAM ROI YOT.
BOUNDARY  :  NORTH = PETCHABURI SOUTH = CHUMPHON EAST = THE GULF OF THAILAND WEST = MYANMAR
AREA SIZE  :  6,767.6 SQ.KM.
 


 
 

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