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Buri ram town, Thailand

Buriram Town

In the past Buriram was a centre of Khmer civilization.  One of the largest and most populated provinces in Issan. A large proportion of the province is covered with forests and due to the lands fertility here the main occupation is rice farming.

Originally called Nakhon Roi Pran (Hundred Prang City), the province boasts of having the most Khmer stone sanctuaries, most of which are concentrated in the southern part, with magnificent Phanom Rung Stone Sanctuary being a popular tourist attraction and the most beautiful example of Khmer architecture in Thailand. And no wonder, since this province bordering present day Cambodia was once a prosperous Khmer city. The modern name of Buri Ram means - city of peace - . It is one of the largest and most populated provinces in Isan.

Buri Ram is 410 kilometres from Bangkok. It has an area of 10,322.9 square kilometres.

The province is divided into the following districts: Muang Buri Ram, Nang Rong, Lam Plai Mat, Prakhon Chai, Phutthaisong, Satuek, Krasang, Ban Kruat, Khu Mueang, Lahan Sai, Nong Ki, Pakham, Na Pho, Nong Hong, Phlapphla Chai, Huai Rat, Non Suwan, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Chamni, Non Din Daeng, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Ban Mai Chaiyaphot, Ban Dan, and Khae

To the south-east it borders Oddar Meancheay of Cambodia.

Buri ram Page 1, Provincial facts
Buri ram Page 1, Provincial facts
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BuriRam Province