Trat province was founded in the 1994's. This was the time when it split from the Laem Ngop district. At first, it was regarded as the region's minor district. However, a decision was made by Thailand's government to upgrade minor districts on 15 May 2007. Following this decision, all minor districts were made full districts. This upgrading became official when the Royal Gazette published the move on August 24th 2007.
Shopping Center in Trat
Trat forms a small province in the eastern part of Thailand. Trat province borders with Cambodia on the Khao Banthat Mountains. The mountain forms a natural demarcation in this region. Today, many people refer to this province as a resort town. It has more than fifty small and large offshore islands. It also has unspoiled corals and beaches. This province is also a suitable place to go fishing. It is also popular for growing of fruits.
The current Trat province is subdivided to form the Ko Chang sub districts. These sub districts have four villages. There is also the Ko Chang Tai that covers five villages. Ko Chang subdistrict has a population of three thousands and ten inhabitants. On the other hand, Ko Chang Tai has a population of 2, 346 inhabitants.
Trat province comprises of nine villages. These are; PhetBan Salak, Chek BaeBan, Phet NueaBan, Salak KhokBan, Ban Salak, Dan MaiBang, SonBan Khlong, BaoBan Khlong and PhraoBan Khlong Nonsi.
The inhabitants of this province are hospitable. They are always willing to help any visitor with the information they need. Their culture and history makes many people want to visit the region. As a result, this province has continued to see an increase in the number of visitors each year. The nightlife and cuisines served in the hotels makes visitors spend more time than planned in the province.