Introduction 

is situated in the lower part of the northern region of Thailand. Recent excavations have indicated that this area was inhabited by prehistoric people. There are several tourist attractions and places of interest but because the township area is far from the main highway few visitors make the trip to this interesting province. Uthai Thani occupies a total are of 6,730 square kilometers located 219 kms. from Bangkok. It is divided into 8 Amphoes (district); Muang Uthai Thani, Nong Khayang, Nong Chang, Thap Than, Ban Rai, Sawang Arom, Lan Sak and Huai Khot.

Borders
North : Kamphaengphet
South : Chainat and Suphan Buri
East :   Nakhon Sawan
West : Kanchanaburi

Distances from Uthai Thani city to
nearby Provinces
- Chainat 42 kms.
- Kamphaengphet 181 kms.
- Kanchanaburi 225 kms.
- Nakhon Sawan 64 kms.
- Suphanburi 134 kms.
its districts
- Banrai 79 kms.
- Huaikot 49 kms.
- Lan Sak 53 kms.
- Nong Chang 21 kms.
- Nong Khayang 11 kms.
- Sawang Arom 30kms.
- Thaptan 16 kms.

How to get there

By Car
Uthai Thani is accessible by taking Highway No.1 (Phaholyothin Rd.) and turn left at Bang Pa-In interchange for Highway No.32 (Asia Rd.) via Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Angthong, Sing Buri, Chainat and turn left at Km. No.206 to Uthai Thani for 22 kms.

By Bus
Both air-conditioned bus and non air-conditioned bus leave from the Northern Bus Terminal (Mor Chit2) on Khamphaengphet Rd. every day from 05.00 a.m. - 06.00 p.m.

Festivals & Events

Tak Bat Devo at Wat Sangkat Ratana Khiri
is an important festival at the end of the Buddhist lent, Uthai Thani. Tak Bat Devo means to fell the bowls of the goods and in this festival held a day after Ok Phansa (Buddhist Rains Retrest) about October each year, monk descend from a hilltop temple to receive offerings from local people, as the Buddha himself is believed to have done after preaching to his mother in heaven.

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