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Phang Nga Province:

      Phang Nga province is located on the west side of the Malay Peninsula and includes many islands situated in the Phang Nga Bay. The most famous of these islands is the James Bond Island, which is a needle-form limestone rock and was featured in the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun.

       In 1981 the Ao Phang Nga National Park was formed to protect many of the beautiful and fascinating islands of Phang Nga province. The Similan Islands, famous as a diving destination with millions of tourists, is part of Phang Nga province. Phang Nga is also known for its tin mines, beautiful scenery, soaring mountains, mangroves, and evergreen forests. More...

Phang Nga Demographic Data :

Capital: Phang Nga
Area: 4,170.0 km²
Ranked 53rd
Inhabitants: 234,188 (2000)
Ranked 71st
Pop. density: 56 inh./km²
Ranked 69th
ISO 3166-2: TH-82
Governor: Wichai Phraisa-ngop
(since October 2007)



Phang Nga Tourist Attractions:

  • Phang Nga Bay & National Park
  • Similan National Park
  • Ko Phra Thong Island
  • Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park
  • Lampi Waterfall
  • Lampi Hat Thai Mueang National Park
  • Ko Yao Island
  • Suwannakhuhha Temple
  • Hat Khao Lak Beach
  • Rat Uppatham Temple


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