Samut Prakan is also known as Pak Nam and is located at the mouth of the Chao Phraya river on the Gulf of Thailand. The province is divided into 6 districts and has around 390 villages. The districts are Mueang Samut Prakan, Bang Bo, Bang Phli, Pra Pradaeng, Phra Samut Chedi, Bong Saothong.
The province has many attractions, the main being the Erawan Museum which displays many antiquities, Mueang Boran also known as the ancient city is the biggest open air museum in the world and Samut Prakan Crocodile farm which is the largest in the world with 60,000 crocodiles. Other attractions include the Naval Museum, Bang Namphueng floating market and Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang which is a famous for its 53 metre reclining Buddha