|Famous for its abundance of
tropical fruits and as a centre of gems, the eastern
province of Chanthaburi is also blessed with rich,
verdant forests with scenic waterfalls. The Chanthaburi
River flows through the town which has been the
home of ancient communities. Quiet fishing villages
and peaceful beaches are not far from town.
About 245 kilometres from Bangkok and covering
an area of 6,338 square kilometers, Chanthaburi
as administratively divided into the following
districts:- Muang Chanthaburi, Tha Mai, Khlung,
Laem Sing, Pong Nam Ron, Makham, Soi Dao, Na Yai
Am, Kang Hang Maeo and Khao Khitchakut sub-district.