Uttaradit is one of the northern provinces of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Phrae and Nan. To the east it borders Xaignabouli of Laos. Uttaradit is 488 km north of Bangkok, and 238 km southeast of Chiang Mai.Islands form an Indonesian province off the east coast of Sumatra. Small islets surround the 2 main islands, Bangka and Belitung. Sandy beaches with large granite rock formations include Tanjung Tinggi Beach on Belitung island. Belitung’s Tanjung Kelayang Beach is a jumping-off point for Lengkuas Island, with its coral reef, colorful fish and colonial Dutch-built lighthouse.