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Songkhla Province:

          Songkhla province is a province of Thailand located in the southern part of the country. It is some 950 kilometers from Bangkok. Although Songkhla town is capital of the province, it is not the largest city. Hat Yai city is twice as big as Songkhla and better known as it is the gateway for Malaysian and Singaporean tourists to enter Thailand.


           Songkhla National Museum is a beautiful complex built in the southern Thai and Chinese architectural style to be the residence of the local luminary. The museum building dates back to 1870s and houses many art works from prehistoric and modern times. Songkhla’s largest monastery is Wat Matchimawat. The monastery is also known as Wat Klang. It is nearly 400 years old and houses a museum which displays several artifacts collected from across southern Thailand. More...

Songkhla Demographic Data :

Capital: Songkhla
Area: 7,393.9 km²
Ranked 26th
Inhabitants: 1,324,915 (2007)
Ranked 11th
Pop. density: 179.2 inh./km²
Ranked 14th
ISO 3166-2: TH-90
Governor: Sonthi Techanan
(since November 2006)



Songkhla Tourist Attractions:

  • Laem Sai Estuary Fortress
  • Songhla City Pillar
  • Chai Mongkhon Temple
  • Songkhla National Museum
  • Phatammarong Museum
  • Ban Sattha And Coconut Plantation
  • Laem Sattha Beach
  • Khao Noi Hilltop
  • Songkhla Lake
  • SongKhla Zoo
  • Tinsulanond Bridge
  • Ko Yo Island
  • The City of Hat Yai
  • Hat Yai Municipal Park
  • Boriphat Forestry Park
  • Hat Yai Nai Temple
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Hat Sakom beach
  • Phi Nong Yot Khao Daeng Stupa


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