Samut Prakan, also known as Pak Nam, is
located 29 kilometres south of Bangkok, around the area
where the Chao Phraya river flows into the Gulf of Thailand.
It is a town of the Ayutthaya period. Samut Prakan is home
to countless historical and cultural sites. It occupies an
area of 1,004 square kilometres and is administratively
divided into 5 districts (Amphoes) and 1 sub-district (Ging
Amphoe Muang Samut Prakan, Amphoe Phra Pradaeng, Amphoe
Bang Phli, Amphoe Bang Bo, Amphoe Phra Sumut Chedi, and
Ging Amphoe Bang Sao Thong.