Name of a province (map)
and its capital city in North Thailand, 491 kms north of
and with a population of around 35,000. Birth place of
(fig.), a local hero who fought alongside
Taksin. The city was given the epithet
‘city of widows and
virgins’, supposedly because the region was a former front-line during invasions from
Burma. The province is known for having the largest
tree in the world. It
is 1,500 years old and has a height of 47 meters and a diameter of 9.8.
Besides this, places of interest include the Phraya Phichai Dahb Hak
Museum, several waterfalls, National Parks, and the world's biggest
Nahm Phi sword (map
province has nine
Uttaradit data file.