Suphan Buri Province
Name: Changwat Suphan Buri
Area: About 5,358 km²
Inhabitants: About 860,000
Location: Central Thailand
Neighboring provinces: Ang Thong, Chai Nat, Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Sing Buri and Uthai Thani.
Amphoe / Districts: Bang Pla Ma, Dan Chang, Doem Bang Nang Buat, Don Chedi, Mueang Suphan Buri, Nong Ya Sai, Sam Chuk, Si Prachan, Song Phi Nong, U Thong.
Popular tourist destinations: Phu Toei National park, Namtok Taphoen and Freshwater crocodile Pond.
About Suphan Buri
At the river Tha Chins western shore banking lies the historically important city of Suphan Buri. During the Ayutthaya era served the city as the kingdom western border and was under its former name, U Thong, involved in several battles. The distance to Bangkok is about 170 kilometers and the route is operated daily by buses and trains. Although Suphan Buri is located in Thailand's inland makes closeness to the Tha Chin River that fish has become one of the province's most common food. Canned mushrooms and the sweet biscuits Khanom Sali, are also dishes that are typical of Suphan Buri. The small village Retsadon Bamrung, north of the city, has become something of the province's handicraft center. Woven baskets, hats and bags belonging to the village's export products.