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Saraburi province

Area:3,576.5 km²
Ranked 56th
Inhabitants:568,377 (2001)
Ranked 43rd
Pop. density:159 inh./km²
Ranked 18th
ISO 3166-2:TH-19

Saraburi (Thai สระบุรี) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Lopburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Nayok, Pathumthani and Ayutthaya.

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


Saraburi is located on the east side of the Chao Phraya river valley. The east part of the province is covered by high plains and plateaus, while the western part is mostly low flat plains.


The provincial seal shows the temple Wat Phra Buddha Baat. In the 17th century a hunter found a puddle of water which looked like a (oversized) footprint. It was declared a footprint of Buddha, and the temple was built around it.

Provincial tree is Lagerstroemia floribunda, provincial flower is the Yellow Cotton Tree (Cochlospermum regium).

Administrative divisions

  1. Mueang Saraburi
  2. Kaeng Khoi
  3. Nong Khae
  4. Wihan Daeng
  5. Nong Saeng
  6. Ban Mo
  7. Don Phut
  1. Nong Don
  2. Phra Phutthabat
  3. Sao Hai
  4. Muak Lek
  5. Wang Muang
  6. Chaloem Phta Kiat

External links