Chanthaburi (also spelled Chantaburi) is the provincial capital of Chanthaburi Province.
Chantaburi is 245 km from Bangkok and covers an area of 6,338 km2. It is a destination famous for tropical fruits & gems. It is rich with verdant forests with scenic waterfalls. The River, home of ancient communities. Chanthaburi is administratively divided into Muang Chanthaburi, Tha Mai, Khlung, Laem Sing, Pong Nam Ron, Makham, Soi Dao, Na Yai Am, Kang Maeo and Khao Khitchakut sub-district.
Quiet fishing villages & peaceful beaches are the suggested places to people who like to chill out, it is not far from the town center.
Otherwise known as Mueang Chan, is a fertile province with various factors contributing to successful cultivation of fruits, especially durian, rambutan, mangosteen, and other economic crops such as pepper and para rubber tree. The province also serves as a hub of gemstone trading, with diversified tourist attractions to offer ranging from mountains, forests, waterfalls, beaches, places and objects of antiquity to soft adventure and ecotourism activities such as trekking, mountain biking, rafting, etc.