|Pop. density:||144 inh./km²|
Buriram (Thai บุรีรัมย์) is one of the north-eastern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from south clockwise) Srakaeo[?], Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham[?] and Surin[?]. To the south-east it borders Cambodia. The name Buriram means City of happiness.
|The provincial seal shows the Phanom Rung sandstone castle, a Hindu shrine of the Shivaite sect. The monument was in use from the 9th till the 12th century when the Khmer Empire was overthrown from Ayutthaya. It is now a historic park. The provincial flower is the Yellow Cotton Tree[?] (Cochlospermum regium[?]), and the provincial tree is the Pink Shower[?] (Cassia grandis[?]).|