Tak is a province in the lower North of Thailand. There are historical remains which serve as evidences that Tak was a historical city. Ancient temples and pagodas built in the art and architecture of Mon’s style suggest that Mon people were settled down in this area a long time ago. There are also ancient temples built in Sukhothai and Ayutthaya period. Old buildings built during the reign of King Rama V in an architectural style that reflects European influences can also be seen in the town.
Tak also features rich natural attractions and fertile forests. The province is a part of the Western Forest Complex which is considered as the largest remaining forest track in Southeast Asia. Including numerous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, the Western Forest Complex is the main biodiversity conservation corridor of the region which was recognized as a World Heritage Site in 1991. The area is the country’s important watershed forest.
Moreover, Tak also produces many agricultural products such as flowers, fruits and winter crops.
Tak is divided into 9 districts; Mueang Tak, Ban Tak, Sam Ngao, Mae Ramat, Tha Song Yang, Mae Sot, Phop Phra, Umphang, and Wang Chao.