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Chumphon Province Tourist Attractions

Chumphon Province And Thailand Tourist Attractions
   Chumphon province is located on the Isthmus of Kra which connects the Malay Peninsula with the mainland Thailand. Chumphon province is divided into 8 districts which are further subdivided into 70 communes and 674 villages. Within Chumphon province are two towns, Chumphon and Lang Suan, and 12 townships.More...

Nakhon Si Thammarat Province And Thailand Tourist Attractions 
Nakhon Si Thammarat Tourist Attractions
      Nakhon Si Thammarat province is one of the southern provinces of Thailand located on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand. The province’s name comes from its Pali name “Nagara Sri Dhammaraja” meaning the City of the Sacred Dharma King and when pronounced in Thai it becomes Nakhon Si Thammarat. More...


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Satun Province And Thailand Tourist Attractions


Satun is actually a corruption of the Malay word for Mangosteen tree. The original Malay word is Setul. The Satun province is located on the Malay Peninsula and is separated from Songkhla Province by the Nakhon Si Thammarat mountain range.

The province has two extremely popular marine national parks -- Ko Tarutao and Ko Phetra. Another national park is close to the Malaysian border and it is a freshwater swamp. This national park is known as Thale Ban National Park.

Satun province is divided into 7 districts or Amphoe which are further subdivided into 36 districts or Tambaon and 277 villages or Muban. Satun town is the only town in the province while it does have 5 townships. Satun also has some 60 offshore islands which form the province.

Tarutao National Park is the first marine park to be established in Thailand in 1974 and it is made up of 50 islands. Out of these islands Ko Tarutao is the biggest island. Ko Tarutao was used as a prison for political prisoners. The island has many beautiful bays.

Just west of Ko Tarutao are the famous islands of Ko Adang and Ko Rawi. The island are well-known for their beautiful beaches and in one of the neighboring islands of Ko Li Pe, you can see a village of sea gypsies and coral reefs.

Thale Ban National Park is located in Muang and Khuan Don Districts. The Park has a beautiful and scenic lagoon which is surrounded by high mountains. In the Park there is a small and medium sized waterfall.

A visit to the Mu Ko Phetra National Park is a must with the park spread across the provinces of Satun and Trang. It has a long coastline with several offshore islands.


Satun Province And Thailand Tourist Attractions


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