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Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand



 


Notes: Kanchanaburi (Thai: กาญจนบุรี (Pronunciation)) is a town (thesaban mueang) in the west of Thailand and the capital of Kanchanaburi Province. In 2006 it had a population of 31,327. The town covers the complete tambon Ban Nuea and Ban Tai and parts of Pak Phraek and Tha Makham, all of Mueang Kanchanaburi district, and parts of the tambon Tha Lo of Tha Muang district. Kanchanaburi lies 123 km west of Bangkok.[1]

History

In the late 19th century, Kanchanaburi was established by King Rama I as a defensive outpost against possible Burmese attacks in what is now Lat Ya subdistrict. In 1833, the town was moved about 16 km towards the south-east along the river to its present site during the reign of King Rama III.[2]

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City/Town : Latitude: 14.0227797, Longitude: 99.53281149999998


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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 Bröcker, Theodorus Cornelis  04 May 2016Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand I1261
2 Savenije, Reinoldus Maria  06 Apr 2016Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand I14893

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