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Prachin Buri  is a province  of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are Nakhon Ratchasima, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao and Nakhon Nayok. 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 of the Dong Phaya Yen mountains. In those areas are also two national parks, Khao Yai and the Tab Larn National Park.

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 colours 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

The province is sub divided in seven districts ( Amphoe ). These are further subdivided into 65 sub districts ( Tambon ) and 658 villages ( Muban ).

1.  Mueang Prachinburi  2.  Kabin Buri  3.  Na Di  6.  Ban Sang  7.  Prachantakham  8.  Si Maha Phot  9.  Si Mahosot

Local Products

Fruits and Agricultural Produce of the province are well-known because they are generally recognized of high quality such as durians, rambutan's, pomelos, santols, mangosteen's, Marian plums, Ma Fai, Long Kong and Phai Tong bamboo shoot.

Chaophya Abhaibhubejhr Herbal Products  are produced from Thai herbs with various qualities. They are in easy-to-use forms such as curcuma and mangosteen soap, tamarind facial foam, shampoo, toothpaste, skin lotion, lemon grass mosquito repellent, Salet Phangphon balm, herbal tea and juice and various kinds of medicine from herbs. The products are available in the Chaophya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital.

Bamboo Furniture is produced in Ban Ngong and Ban Pho, Amphoe Prachantakham into tables, chairs, garden furniture, shelves, etc. These products are sold along the route through the production area ( the way to Amphoe Phanom Sarakham ).

Grass Brooms' production areas are Tambon Prachantakham and Tambon Pho Ngam in Amphoe Prachantakham.

Reed Mat is generally produced in Amphoe Ban Sang, especially widely throughout Tambon Bang Plara. It is made of reed plants including Krajut, Kok Sam Liam and Kok Langka. Most of them are woven into large mats for lying on, folding mats and bags. There are both in natural colour and in dyed ones.

Prachin Buri Province, Thailand

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