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Uttaradit  is one of the northern provinces ( Changwat ) of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are

Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Phrae and Nan. To the east it borders Xaignabouli of Laos.

A province in Lower Northern Thailand, Uttaradit has a long history developing through the years since pre-historic time.

The site of the original town, then called Bang Pho Tha It, was located on the right bank of the Nan River. It flourished as a port for goods transportation. As a result, King Rama V elevated its status into a province and renamed it Uttaradit, or the Port of the North.

Uttaradit is located 491 kilometres from Bangkok and covers an area of 7,838 square kilometres.


Administrative divisions


The province is sub divided in 9 districts ( amphoe ). These are further sub divided into 67 communes ( tambon ) and 562 villages ( muban ).


1. Mueang Uttaradit   2. Tron   3.Tha Pla   4. Nam Pat   5. Fak Tha   6. Ban Khok   7. Phichai

8. Laplae   9. Thong Saen Khan


Uttaradit is served by a station on the State Railway of Thailand. Beside the Railway, you can access Uttaradit by driving a car, riding a bus from Bus Terminal of Thailand. Also you may travel by a plane to reach Phitsanulok which is the nearest airport.


The provincial seal shows the Mondop at the temple Wat Phra Thaen Sila At, in Baan Phra Thaen in the Laplae district. The main item of worship in the temple is a laterite block, which is believed to have been used by Buddha to seek enlightenment. The Mondop is built on this block.


The seal was first designed in 1940, later a garuda as the symbol of Thailand and the name of the province was added.

The provincial tree is the Teak ( Tectona grandis ).

Uttaradit Province, Thailand. Districts, Provincial Seal, and map of the Province.

Uttaradit Province,  Page 1, Districts, Provincial Seal, and map of the Province.
Uttaradit Province,  Page 1, Districts, Provincial Seal, and map of the Province.