Trat (ตราด) is the easternmost province along the coast of Thailand, well known for gemstone mining and trading. It shares borders with Cambodia in the east, Chanthaburi Province in the northwest, with a shoreline in the Gulf of Thailand in the south. This province comprises islands, namely Koh Chang - Trat’s largest island featuring jungles and waterfalls within the Mu Koh Chang national park, appealing sand beaches, villages and resorts along the seaside.
The capital of the same name, Trat, is a small town situated at the mouth of the Trat River, offering lively day and nigh markets, beautiful waterfronts and landmarks, and a variety of accommodation.
Population: approximately 230 thousand people
Capital: Trat town
Other places: Koh Chang, Ko Mak, Ko Kut
Main attractions: Mu Ko Chang national park, Khlong Kaeo Waterfall National Park, Trat City Museum, Wat Buppharam (Buddhist temple), City Pillar Shrine, Laem Sok (Trat marina), Natural Bay Pier
Nearest Airports: Trat Airport (TDX)