, known as the city of pleasantness, is one of largest and most populated provinces in Isan. It has as area of about 10,312,435 square km.
In the past it was covered with shady trees and the land was fertile. Even the name "Buriram" means the city of happiness or the city of joy. Its population of 1.6 million people rank sixth among all provinces. Approximately 1.75 million Rai of the area is forest land. The main occupation here is rice farming. The average per capita income is 14,343 Baht.