Samut Songkhram is the province of fertile land, of plants
and food grains, the production source of vegetables and fruits, as
well as a vast variety of seafood products. It is also an
interesting historical source for the early Rattanakosin period.
Samut Songkhram is an ancient province
with a long history. Originally, it is believed that this province
was once a part of Ratchaburi province, and called “Suan Nork”
at that time. Then, towards the end of the Ayutthaya period
going on to the Thonburi period, it was separated from Ratchaburi
province and was called “Mueang Mae Klong”.
Samut Songkhram is located 72
Kilometres from Bangkok, occupies an area of 416 square kilometres
and is administratively divided into 3 districts: Amphoe Muang,
Amphoe Amphawa, and Amphoe Bang Khonthi