Chanthaburi: Port City in Eastern Coast in Civilization Route between Khmer and Siam Thailand

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Kampol Champapan


          This article aimed to examine about the development of Chanthaburi as the port city. The study found that Chanthaburi is a historical urban area and it’s had relations point of the Khmer reflection. After Angkor of Khmer was collapsed in the 18-19th Buddhist Centuries, Chantaburi began changing the power center relations to Ayothaya of Chaopraya river basin. By having many evidence and clues in both written and unwritten. Chanthaburi period as Khmer cultural history relations had a community center of an urban area at the ancient Paniat city and the Chanthaburi period as Siamese cultural history relations had a community center of Chanthaburi river’s edge in the present Chantaburi city.    

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Champapan, K. (2017). Chanthaburi: Port City in Eastern Coast in Civilization Route between Khmer and Siam Thailand. Journal of Cultural Approach, 18(33), 96–107. Retrieved from
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