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SUPHAN BURI
 
Suphan Buri has been prosperous city since the Dvaravati period. It was formerly called, “Dvarati Si Suwanna Phum” or “Phanthumu Buri” or "Prachum". It was constructed in the vicinity of Tambon Rua Yai, on the left bank of Tha Chin River adjacent to Tambon Phihan Daeng, during the year 877-882 A.D.
 
There are traces of prehistoric evedences, aged more than 3,500 years, of the neo-stone age, bronze age and iron age. The culture and tradition of villagers has been descended from SUwannaphum, Funan, Ammaravadi, Dvarti, an Si Wichai periods.

When the Phanchum era was over, King Katae (half Thai-half Burmese) was crowned. After ascending to the throne, he moved the town to the right bank of Tha Chin River. He constructed Wat Sanam Chai and restored Wat Pa Leylai and persuaded 2,000 officials to enter the monkhood. The name of the town was then changed to be Song Phan Buri (city of two thousands).

Later on, King U Thong moved the location to the southern bank of the river. The name was changed to "U Thong", until King Khun Luang Pha Ngua renamed it again to "Suphan Buri". This province had been an important border town involving battles and wars that cause regular damage through all ages in the past. During the reign of King Rama VI, the communities were consolidated and settled down on the east bank of the river as it is now.


This is the place of "Khun Chang, Khun Phaen", the famous literature. The name of many places of the province are used as the story's scenes, such as Ban Rua Yai villages, Wat Khao Yai, Tha Sib Bia, Wat Le Lai, Wat Khae, Amphoe U Thong, Amphoe Si Prachan, etc.

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ADMINISTRATION  :  SUPHAN BURI IS ADMINISTRATIVELY DIVIED INTO: AMPHOE MUEANG SUPHAN BURI, AMPHOE BANG PLA MA, AMPHOE DAN CHANG, AMPHOE DOEMBANG NANGBUAT, AMPHOE DON CHEDI, AMPHOE NONG YASAI, AMPHOE SAM CHUK, AMPHOE SI PRACHAN, AMPHOE SONG PHI NONG, AMPHOE U THONG.
BOUNDARY  :  NORTH = CHAI NAT , UTHAI THANI EAST = ANGTHONG, AYUTHAYA, SING BURI SOUTH = NAKHON PATHOM WEST = KANCHANABURI
AREA SIZE  :  5358 SQ.KM.
 


 
 

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