Phra Phutthabat ( Thai: พระพุทธบาท) is a district ( ) located in Amphoe Saraburi Province, Thailand.
The district is named after the
Wat Phra Phutthabat, meaning temple of Buddha's footprint. In the 17th century a hunter found a puddle of water which looked like a (oversized) footprint. It was declared a footprint of Buddha, and the temple was built around it.
Another well-known temple in the district is
Wat Tham Krabok, both as a Hmong refugee camp and as for its drug rehabilitation program.
Geography [ edit ]
Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise)
Mueang Lop Buri and Phattana Nikhom of Lopburi Province, and Chaloem Phra Kiat, Sao Hai, Ban Mo, Nong Don.
Administration [ edit ]
The district Phra Phuttabat is subdivided into 9 subdistricts (
), which are further subdivided into 67 villages ( tambon ). muban
Huai Pa Wai
Phu Kham Chan
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