Sa Kaeo Province
Name: Changwat Sakaeo
Area: About 7,195 km²
Inhabitants: About 500,000
Location: East Thailand
Capital: Sa Kaeo
Neighboring provinces: (Five) 5: Buri Ram, Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Nakhon Ratchasima and Prachin Buri.
Amphoe / Districts: Aranyaprathet, Khao Chakan, Khlong Hat, Khok Sung, Mueang Sa Kaeo, Ta Phraya, Wang Nam Yen, Watthana Nakhon,s Wang Sombun.
Popular tourist destinations: The viewpoint spot, Pang sida national park, Tham Nam, King Naresuan The Great´s Statue and Prasat Mueang Phai.
About Sa Kaeo
Earlier was Sa Keao a district and was under the neighboring province of Prachin Buri. But in 1993, the district was upgraded to province and is today one of the youngest.
Bangkok is located about 220 kilometers to the west, while a 160 km long land border separates the province from Cambodia to the east. The area belonged to the ancient Khmer empire-empire, you can see it not least in the old temples and ruins that can be found in the area near the border.
A significant part of Thailand's trade with Cambodia goes throw Sa Keao and if you want to buy something, you can go to the limit market Ban Khiong Luk, some 50 kilometers east of the city. The province has several large bamboo plantation and the fast-growing grass is often used to manufacture furniture and household products.