Introduction

Sakaeo is a newly established province upgraded from Amphoe Sakaeo of Prachinburi Province in 1993. Sakaeo is an eastern boundary province, located 220 kilometers from Bangkok. It is administratively divided into 7 Amphoes: Muang , Watthana Nakhon, Aranyaprathet, Ta Phraya, Wang Nam Yen, Khao Chagun and Khlong Hat

Borders
North :  Buriram
South : Chantha Buri
East :   The Kingdom of Cambodia
West :  Chachoengsao,Prachinburi

Distances from Sakaeo city to  
nearby Provinces
- Buriram 165 kms.
- Chachoensao 77 kms.
- Chantha Buri 102 kms.
- The King of Cambodia 47 kms.
- Prachinburi 50 kms.
its districts
- Aranyaprathet 44 kms.
- Khao Chagun 18 kms.

- Khong Hat 54 kms.
- Ta Phraya 95 kms.
- Wang Nam Yen 37 kms.
- Wattana Nakhon 22 kms.
- Khok Soong subdistrict 70 kms.
- Wang Somboon subdistrict 56 kms.

How to get there

By Car
- From the Rangsit intersection, follow Route 305 to Nakhon Nayok then turn onto Route 33 via Kabinburi, is 214 kilometers.
-From Bangkok, follow Route 1 turn onto Route 33 via Nakhon Nayok and Kabinburi, is 245 kilometers.
-From Bangkok, follow Route 304 via Minburi,then turn onto Route 33, is 210 kilometers.

By Bus
Buses leave the Northern Bus Terminal (Morchit) (Tel: 272-0229 & 272-0330) on Kamphaengphet Road every 1 hour. Commencing at 5.00 a.m. unit 6.00 p.m. throughout the day.
*Non-air-conditioned cost 65 Baht

*Air-conditioned cost 121 Baht

By Train
48 Baht; twice daily 6.00 a.m. & 1 p.m. For more information, contact the State Railways of Thailand (Tel: 223-7010 & 223-7020)

Festivals & Events

April / May
Cantaloupe Festival
Held in April / May at the time that cantaloupe products are released in the market. In this festival, there is a procession, competitions of cantaloupes and other various agricultural products, as well as cultural performance.

December
Sakaeo Eastern Cultural Festival
Held at the beginning of December. In this festival, there is a celebratory procession, agricultural products and Thai sweet competitions, as well as contests that include sports and other various activities.

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