Name: Changwat Phrae
Area: About 6,539 km²
Inhabitants: About 500,000
Location: North Thailand
Neighboring provinces: Five (5): Lampang, Nan, Phayao, Uttaradit, Sukhothai and Lampang.
Amphoe / Districts: Den Chai, Long, Mueang Phrae, Nong Muang Kai, Rong Kwang, Song, Sung Men, Wang Chin.
Popular tourist destinations: Wiang Kosai National Park, Doi Phaklong National Park, Mae Yom National Park, Huai Rong Waterfall, Phae Muang Phi, Vongburi House, The Folklore Museum, Wat Luang, Wat Chorm Sawan and Wat Phrathat Chohae.
One of northern Thailand's historically important area is the province of Phrae. The city is located 550 kilometer north of Bangkok, worked in the past as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom.
Although the province is completely surrounded by mountain ranges are Phrae's landscape essentially flat. Yom River runs from north to south and next to its sandy banks grow one of the nation's largest and densest teak forests.
As in many other areas of northern Thailand's provinces have craft work a long tradition. In Phrae manufactured mainly different fabric products and the most famous is Mo Hom and Pha Teen Jok.