Region consists of 22 provinces(Changwats): Ang Thong, Bangkok, Chachoengsao,
Chai Nat, Kanchanaburi, Lop Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi,
Pathum Thani, Phetchaburi, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Prachinburi, Prachuap
Khiri Khan, Ratchaburi, Sakaeo, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram,
Saraburi, Sing Buri and Suphan Buri, which are located in a fertile basin
having most rice farming and regarded as a rice bowl of the country.
is a land of civilization originating from the pre-historic era and had
been developing continuously till Ayutthaya and Ratanakosin periods. Besides
being the country's most fertile land on rice growing, the central region
is also famous for its tourist attraction places, which are lied prominently
on natural resources and the historic ancient remains. The prior mentioned
is thick forests, high falls, caves and sea beaches, while the later is
ancient ruin temples or palaces, historical places etc. In addition, central
region is also the center of national communications, thus, causing it
a center of tourism, which is to be decentralized to other regions too.