Prachinburi province

{| border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" align="right" ! colspan="2" align=center bgcolor="#DEFFAD"|Statistics |- ||Capital:||Prachinburi |- ||Area:||valign=top|4,762.4 km²
Ranked 45th |- ||Inhabitants:||valign=top|406,732 (2000)
Ranked 61st |- ||Pop. density:||valign=top|85 inh./km²
Ranked 51st |- ||ISO 3166-2:||TH-25 |- !colspan="2" align=center bgcolor="#DEFFAD"|Map |- |colspan="2" align=center| |}

Prachinburi (Thai ปราจีนบุรี) is a province (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Nakhon Ratchasima , Srakaeo, Chachoengsao and Nakhon Nayok.

Geography

The province is divided into two major parts, the low river valley of the Prachin Buri River, and the higher lands with plateaus and mountains. In those areas are also two national parks, Khao Yai and the Tab Larn National Park.

Symbols

The provincial seal shows the Bodhi tree. It symbolizes the first Bodhi tree planted about 2000 years ago in the temple Wat Si Maha Phot. The provincial colors are red and yellow - red stands for the land, and yellow for Buddhism.

Provincial tree is the Bodhi tree (Ficus religiosa), provincial flower is the Cork Tree (Millingtonia hortensis).

Administrative divisions

Amphoe
(districts)
  1. Mueang Prachin Buri
  2. Kabin Buri
  3. Na Di
  4. Ban Sang
  1. Prachantakham
  2. Si Maha Phot
  3. Si Mahosot

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