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Sakae Krang River, Uthai Thani City

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The Sakae Krang River is a tributary of the Chao Phraya River. It originates in Mae Wong National Park, Kamphaeng Phet Province. It is 225km long, with most of its length in Uthai Thani Province. It joins the Chao Phraya River in Uthai Thani city near the Wat Tha Sung (Tha Sung temple).According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the people of Uthai Thani use the Sakae Krang River to grow pandanus and to raise fish in floating baskets, which is the primary occupation of the Uthai Thani people.TributariesTributaries of the Sakae Krang River include the Thap Salao, Wang Ma, Wong, Pho and Tak Daet Rivers.Sakae Krang BasinThe Sakae Krang is part of the Chao Phraya Watershed. The total land area drained by the Sakae Krang River is 5191km2.Flood of 2011In 2011, after high rainfall and poor flood control management, much of the Sakae Krang River overflowed its banks between September to November that year. The main riverside market in Uthai Thani City was under up to 160cm of water for over seven weeks. The new market a few kilometers away was also severely flooded for almost as long.
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  • Nice and comfortable, boat fruit tasting. Panoramic view of life on the water, houses on stilts, fishermen etc
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  • As the community waterfront fishing rafts on Sakae krang River is said to be the only House in the few remaining after a magical look beautiful.
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  • The Sakae krang River flows through the town uthai Thani is a town community water source. Dwellings and traditional raft houses along the river. Several rafts after household to feed fish, Rhinoceros, which is famous for the delicious fish, meat of uthai Thani provincial until celebrities.
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