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Sa Kaeo province

{| border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" align="right" ! colspan="2" align=center bgcolor="#DEFFAD"|Statistics |- ||Capital:||Sa Kaeo |- ||Area:||valign=top|7,195.1 km²
Ranked 28th |- ||Inhabitants:||valign=top|485,632 (2000)
Ranked 50th |- ||Pop. density:||valign=top|67 inh./km²
Ranked 65th |- ||ISO 3166-2:||TH-27 |- !colspan="2" align=center bgcolor="#DEFFAD"|Map |- |colspan="2" align=center| |}

Sa Kaeo (Thai สระแก้ว) is a province (changwat) of Thailand. It is located in the east of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from south clockwise) Chanthaburi, Chachoengsao, Prachinburi, Nakhon Ratchasima and Buriram. To the east it borders Cambodia.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Symbols
4 Administrative divisions
5 External links


Sa Kaeo became a province in 1993, when the Amphoe Sakaeo of Prachinburi was elevated to provincial status.


The north of the province is covered with forested mountains. To the south are foothill plains, which are mostly deforestated.


The provincial seal shows the sun rising over the archeological ruins Prasart Kao Noi Si Chom Poo, an important Khmer temple. The rising sun symbolizes the location of the province in the east. In the front is a Buddha image in a pond with lotus flowers.

Provincial tree is Phyllonthus emblica, the provincial flower is the Orange Jessamine (Murraya paniculata).

Administrative divisions

King Amphoe
(minor districts)
  1. Mueang Sa Kaeo
  2. Khlong Hat
  3. Ta Phraya
  4. Wang Nam Yen
  1. Watthana Nakhon
  2. Aranyaprathet
  3. Khao Chakan
  1. Khok Sung
  2. Wang Sombun

External links