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SONGKHLA
 
Songkhla is a medieval pirate strong-hold, is a historic, albeit sleepy town with a thriving fishing community. It is one of the most famous seaside resort towns of the South. It is situated on the eastern side of the Malayan Peninsula and bordeing States of Kedah (Sai Buri) and Perlis of Malaysia. It is an important portal town for very long time, since the past.
 
It has big and beautiful seaports and places of interest such as the lake, Ko Nu, Ko Maeo, Khao Noi, Khao Tangkuan, Laem Son, the beautiful Samila Beach. The most famous area is "Hat Yai", the gateway to Malaysia which is a large trading center where Malaysian and Singaporean and millions tourists love to come for shopping. The place is also the junction of communication, transportation.

This province has interesting culture which has descended from the ancestor of local people, including arts, architectures, cultures, traditions, language, local play, etc. The traces of history are well-conserved here. The modern town and the ancient city are only 30 kms. far from each other.

Formerly, the city was named “Sa-thing" where Indian, Persian and Arabian merchants came to trade products. They called the place "Sing Lha", according to the 2 lion shape-liked islands at the mounth of the city's lake. Now, those 2 islands are Koh Nu (rat island) and Koh Maeo (cat island).


Interesting attractions are the Samila Beach, the Great Songkhla Lake which hosts the 520 sq. kms., Khu Khut Waterfowl Park which is a home of 140 animal species, and more.

INFORMATION
ADMINISTRATION  :  SONGKHLA IS ADMINISTRATIVELY DIVIED INTO: AMPHOE MUEANG SONGKHLA, AMPHOE BANG KLAM, AMPHOE CHANA, AMPHOE HAT YAI, AMPHOE KRASAE SIN, AMPHOE KHUAN NIANG, AMPHOE NA MOM, AMPHOE NA THAWI, AMPHOE RANOT, AMPHOE RATTAPHUM, AMPHOE SABA YOI, AMPHOE SADAO, AMPHOE SATHING PHRA, AMPHOE SINGHANAKHON, AMPHOE THEPHA, KING AMPHOE KHLONG HOI KHONG.
BOUNDARY  :  NORTH = NAKHON SI THAMMARAT SOUTH = YALA, MALAYSIA EAST = THE GULF OF THAILAND, PATTANI WEST = SATUN, PHATTHALUNG
AREA SIZE  :  7,393 SQ.KM.
 


 
 

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