Phitsanulok

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Phitsanulok
พิษณุโลก
English: Vishnu's Heaven
City
Nickname(s): Song Khwae (The two rivers)
Coordinates: 16°48′57″N 100°15′49″E / 16.81583°N 100.26361°E / 16.81583; 100.26361Coordinates: 16°48′57″N 100°15′49″E / 16.81583°N 100.26361°E / 16.81583; 100.26361
Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok
Province Phitsanulok
Country Thailand
Government
 • Type City municipality
 • Mayor Premrudee Champunot
Area
 • Total 10.815 km2 (4.176 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 84,311
 • Density 7,795.7/km2 (20,191/sq mi)
Time zone Thailand (UTC+7)
Postal code 65000
Geocode 650101
Chief roadway Route 12
Chief watercourse Nan River
Chief airport Phitsanulok Airport

Phitsanulok[1] is an important province in history north of Thailand.

History of Phitsanulok[2][change | change source]

In the Sukhothai[3] Period, Somdej Phra Maha Dhammaraja Lithai was order to called Song Khwai. He order his son, Phra Sai Lue Thai to govern this city. In the Ayuahya Period, Song Khwai renamed to Muang Phitsanulok. And in Somdej Phra Borom Trai Lokkanat period, Muang Phitsanulok became the capital city for 25 years. Muang Phitsanulok became more importance. In the early Rattankosin Period, Phitsanulok still importance city of Thailand.

The brand of provincial[change | change source]

Phra Buddha Chinnaraj[4] is the one of most beautiful Buddha image in Thailand. Phra Buddha Chinnaraj was build in 1900 B.E. Now Phra Buddha Chinnaraj is housed in Wat Phra Sri Maha That Woramahavihar.

Province slogan[change | change source]

พระพุทธชินราชงามเลิศ ถิ่นกำเนิดพระนเรศวร สองฝั่งน่านล้วนเรือนแพ หวานฉ่ำแท้กล้วยตาก ถ้ำและน้ำตกหลากตระการตา

References[change | change source]

  1. [1], Phitsanulok-website.
  2. [2], Phitsanulok-history.
  3. [3], Sukhothai-history.
  4. [4], Phra Buddha Chinnaraj.