Site Description

Located some 81km to the east of Bangkok, the Province of Chonburi has more than 100km of coastline in the Gulf of Thailand which is covering 10 districts. Along the coastline, ecological habitat is mangrove forest abundance on upper part of the Province, while coral reef abundance on shallow area in the lower part of the Province. Also, there is famous islands such Sichang, Lan, Khram (sea turtle preservation island), Samae San, Phai and magnificent beaches—Bangsaen, Sriracha and Pattaya to name just a few—and spectacular scenic surroundings making it a prime tourist destination. Chonburi is also a fast-developing industrial and commercial center with significant contribution from land-based agricultire, aquaculture and ports. Hence, the stakeholders in Chonburi are promoting the sustainable use of their marine resources by establishing an integrated management approach to economic development and human activities in the coastal area.

Governor's / Mayor's Information
Mr.Vitaya Khumplome

ICM Director

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SDG Targets

    SDG 13 Climate Action

13.2 Reduction in losses, in terms of lives, damage to property, and the economy, by climate and non-climate related events, including red tide and harmful algal blooms/red tide