|South of Thailand |
Southern Thailand ,The south and the Islands are the southern region of Thailand. It includes many from Thailand the majority of the famous resources in both seaboard oriented toward the west of the Sea of Andaman, and in Gulf oriented toward southern the east of the coast of Thailand.
Southern Thailand is connected with Bangkok, the economic center of Thailand, by railroad track as well as highway. Also various regional airports are located in the largest towns. The main axis of the transportation of southern every Thailand is the Hat Yai, that evolved from a small village to the present city inside few decades.
The highway of Phetkasem is the most long road of Thailand, and Bangkok by the Isthmus flees of Kra and then in the western coast of the peninsula. Of Trang that crosses it to the oriental coast al Hat Yai, and then end in the border malaisa.
The southern railroad track connects also Bangkok al Hat Yai, and continues from there to Malaya and Singapore. Two smaller branches of the railroad track flee Thung the Song to Trang and Nakhon If Thammarat.
|CHUMPHON - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
CHUMPHON is a sea coast city parallel to the Gulf of Thailand. It is the gateway to other southern provinces. Along more than 200 kilometres of Chumphon’s seashore, there are many beautiful and picturesque beaches. Still maintaining the natural beauty, the province is best for those who seek relaxation in the natural and uniquely quiet atmosphere.
|KRABI - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
KRABI ,Located approximately 814 kilometers from Bangkok is Krabi Province, one of most attractive destinations in southern Thailand. Encompassing an area of 4,708 square kilometers, the western border of Krabi is the Andaman Sea, the northern borders are Surat Thani and Phang-nga Provinces, the southern borders are Trang Province and the Andaman Sea and the eastern borders are Nakhon Si Thammarat and Trang Provinces.
|NAKHONSITHAMMARAT - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
NAKHONSITHAMMARAT,the second largest province of the South and the land of predominant Buddhism during the Srivijaya Period, is 780 kilometres from Bangkok. It occupies an area of 9,942 square kilometres consisting of high plateau and mountains in the west then sloping down towards the east and becoming a basin along the coastline of the Gulf of Thailand.
|NARATHIWAT - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
NARATHIWAT,Located approximately some 1,149 kilometers south of Bangkok is Narathiwat – the southernmost province in Thailand and one of the nation’s five provinces that borders Malaysia at Amphoe Su-ngai Kolok, where the southern railway line ends. Access from Malaysia is convenient via a ninety-minute bus trip and two immigration points where travelers can cross into Thailand and vice versa. With Amphoe Su-ngai Kolok serving
|PATTANI - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
PATTANI is an east-coast province in the south, adjacent to the Gulf of Thailand, with the area of approximately 1,940 square kilometres. There are two major rivers: Tani and Sai Buri. Being a civilized town in the past, the present Pattani still maintains some ruined ancient town in Amphoe Yarang. Due to its mountainous area and long seashore of about 170 kilometres, Pattani has been an important port and the centre of the administration, trading,
|PHANG NGA - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
PHANG-NGA, a seaside province by the Andaman Sea with scenic views of forests and islands. The province offers superb natural beauty both onshore and underwater.The province of Phang-nga is located some 788 kilometres from Bangkok. It covers an area of 4,170 square kilometres. It is administratively divided into 8 Amphoe (districts): Mueang, Khura Buri, Thap Put, Kapong, Takua Thung, Takua Pa, Thai Mueang, and Ko Yao.
|PHATTHALUNG - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
PHATTHALUNG is an ancient city in southern Thailand. It is a land of mountains. In town is Khao Ok Thalu, which is clearly visible from afar. Phatthalung is regarded as the birthplace of the shadow play and the Nora dance. From ancient times to the present, Phatthalung has been closely linked to Songkhla Province, particularly in terms of geography, history and migratory settlements through many ages. During the Srivijaya period (13th-14th
|PHUKET - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
PHUKET,Located approximately 862 kilometers south of Bangkok is Phuket, Thailand’s largest island, which is often dubbed as “the pearl of the Andaman, or the pearl of the south”. Its natural resources- rocky peninsular, limestone cliffs, white powdery beaches, tranquil broad bays and tropical in-land forests contribute to making it the South’s wealthiest, busiest, most visited and most popular island and province.
|RANONG - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
RANONG is the first southern province on the western coast, located 568 kilometres from Bangkok. It is also known for the long rainy period, which lasts for 8 months each year. Ranong occupies an area of 3,298 square kilometres and is bordered by Myanmar and the Indian Ocean to the west. Within its compact area, Ranong contains various natural attractions and is blessed with hot springs and unspoilt mangrove forests.
|SATUN - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
SATUN is a small province in the south of Thailand that borders Malaysia, facing the Andaman Sea. The province possesses renowned picturesque islands with verdant forests and mountainous land. The majority of the locals is Muslim. It is located 973 kilometres from Bangkok and occupies an area of 2,478 square kilometres with 80 kilometres of coastline.
|SONGKHLA - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
SONGKHLA, one of Thailand’s important ports and coastal provinces, is located 950 kilometers from Bangkok. Occupying an area of 7,393 square kilometers on the eastern side of the Malaysian Peninsula, the province is bordered by the States of Kedah (Sai Buri) and Perlis of Malaysia to the south and the Gulf of Thailand to the east. In addition, Songkhla borders on Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phatthalung Provinces to the north, Yala and Pattani
|SURATTHANI - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
SURATTHANI, The largest province of the South located 685 kilometers from Bangkok is Surat Thani – the province with a name that literally means "City of the Good People”. A former capital of the Srivijaya Empire, the province covers an area of approximately 12,891 square kilometers. Surat Thani Province borders the Gulf of Thailand to the north and east, Chumphon Province to the north, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Krabi Provinces to the
|TRANG - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
TRANG,Located approximately 828 kilometers from Bangkok, Trang Province covers an area of 4,941 square kilometers. The province borders on Nakhon Si Thammarat Province to the north, Satun Province and the Indian Ocean (Andaman Sea) to the south, Phatthalung Province to the east and the Indian Ocean and Krabi Province to the west. Trang is considered a magnificent coastal province as it long, beautiful coastline stretches 199
|YALA - SOUTH of THAILAND PROVINCE
YALA is the southernmost province of Thailand, with an area of 4,521 square kilometres. It is the only landlocked province in the south. Today Yala is the border province with many interesting facets: history, culture, and beautiful scenery. The province has a unique mixture of cultural heritage of several groups--Thai, Chinese, and Islam. The city centre has systematic town planning and is one of the educational centres of the south as well.