is a small province on
the bank of the Chao Phraya River. The former
settlement is at Wiset Chai Chan on the bank of the
Noi River. It was an essential frontier outpost of
Ayutthaya when fighting with the Burmese. The
majority of the people was later moved to a new site
on the left bank of the Chao Phraya River during the
Thon Buri period.
Ang Thong is located 108
kilometres north of Bangkok. It occupies an area of
968 square kilometres and is administratively
divided into seven districts (Amphoes): Mueang Ang
Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset
Chai Chan and Samko.
Distances from Amphoe Muang to
neighbouring Amphoes :