Where is Chanthaburi Located?
Chanthaburi is one of Thailand’s smaller provinces, with almost 6,300 km2 and half a million inhabitants. It is located in the East, but belongs to central Thailand in administrative terms. Due to the numerous mangrove forests and orchards Chanthaburi has made a name for itself as the “garden province”.
The shallow beaches with clean water are considered a secret among Thailand vacationers and still there are few Resorts and Hotels-a paradise for all those who are looking for some peace and relaxation.
What Country is Chanthaburi in?
The province with the capital of the same name is located on the coast to the Gulf of Thailand and Borders Cambodia in the Northeast. In addition to rice fields, pineapple plantations and Durian Groves, Chanthaburi is famous for its precious and jewel production. In the past there were numerous mines in which rubies and Saphirs were mined, these are now almost completely empty. However, Stone trade is still one of the most important sources of income in the provincial capital. Chanthaburi is the only city that shows the influences of French colonization-and this makes its very special charm. Here, by the way, is also the largest Catholic Church in the country.