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Phitsanulok OVERALL

Phitsanulok is 377 kilometers. north of Bangkok. It is one of the most interesting northern provinces and is an important commercial, transportation and communications centre. Phitsanulok is situated on the geographical and administrative line uniting the Central and Northern regions.
Phitsanulok was the birthplace of King Naresuan the Great of Ayutthaya and his equally brave brother Prince Ekathosarot. It has long been an important centre for political and strategic reasons. Phitsanulok was a major place of recruitment when Ayutthaya waged war with Burma and a training ground for many Ayutthaya kings. During the reign of King Boromtrailoknart of Ayutthaya, it was also a capital of Thailand for 25 years .
Phitsanulok's climate is generally hot and humid. It borders Uttradit to the North, Pichit to the South, Loei and Phetchabun to the East and Kamphaeng Phet and Sukhothai to the West. Phitsanulok province(Changwat) covers some 10,815 square kilometres.
Phitsanulok , covering an area of 8,658 sq.kms and located in lower north thailand, is a large province with mountainous and forest topography in the east.Besides are basin plains.The province has two major rivers, the Nan River and the Yom River.
North borders on Uttaradit and Lao PDR
East borders on Phetchabun and Loei
West borders on Sukhothai and Kamphaengphet
South borders on Phichit
Phitsanulok is divided into 9 Amphurs (district) : Amphur Muang , Amphur Wang Thong, Amphur Phrom Phiram,Amphur Bang Rakam,Amphur Bang Kratum,Amphur Nakhon Thai,Amphur Wat Bote,Amphur Chat Trakan and Amphur Nern Maprang.