Samut Prakan Province
Name: Changwat Samut Prakan
Area: About 1,004 km²
Inhabitants: About 1,100,000
Location: Central Thailand
Capital: Samut Prakan
Neighboring provinces: (Two) 2: Bangkok and Chachoengsao.
Amphoe / Districts: Bang Bo, Bang Phli, Bang Sao Thong, Meuang Samut Prakan, Phra Pradaeng, Phra Samut Chedi.
Popular tourist destinations: Erawan Museum, Samut Prakan crocodile farm and zoo and Nong Ngu Hao farm and tiger farm.
About Samut Prakan
Samut Prakan is located in central Thailand, Bangkok is the neighbor in the west and north and in the east you find Chachoengsao. The new airport Suvarnabhumi international airport is located in the province.
Samut Prakan was created during the Ayutthaya era. Back in this days Samut Prakan worked as the sea port to siam and was real secured with forts and town walls.
The name Samut means ocean or Sea and Prakan means fortress.
Sum of the local products from Samut Prakan is Khanom Chak which is a sweet made from flour, coconut and suger. Pu Khai which is crab with eggs and then finally Pla Salit which is salted and dried snake skin.