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SURAT THANI
 
Surat Thani is the largest and most important province of the South. The name is literally meaning to "the city of the good people". In the 13th Buddhist century, Surat Thani area was a seat of Sivijaya Empire.
 
When the Sivijaya Empire lost its power, the area was sepreated into 3 towns that are Chaiya, Tha Thong, and Khirirat. They are dependencies of Nakhon Si Thammarat. In Rattanakosin period, King Rama IV changed the Tha Thong town to be Kanchanadit town. Finally, these 3 towns are united into the Chaiya town and King Rama VI changed the name to Surat Thani in 1915.

Geographic characteristics of Surat Thani are high plateau and mountains covered with valuable wood forest to the west, and low basins in the central and eastern seashore area. There are a tremendous number of islands along the coast and two major rivers: the Tapi River and Phum Duang River.

It is best known for the beautiful Ko Samui, the ocean paradise of Thailand's third largest island, and jewel of a sparkling archipelago that contains the lovely Angthong (Golden Bowl) Marine National Park. Rambutan is the most famous delicious fruit here.


INFORMATION
ADMINISTRATION  :  SURAT THANI IS ADMINISTRATIVELY DIVIED INTO: AMPHOE MUEANG SURAT THANI, AMPHOE BAN NA DOEM, AMPHOE BAN NA SAN, AMPHOE BAN TA KHUN, AMPHOE CHAI BURI, AMPHOE CHAIYA, AMPHOE DON SAK, AMPHOE KANCHANADIT, AMPHOE KHIAN SA, AMPHOE KHIRI RATTHANIKHOM, AMPHOE KO PHA-NGAN, AMPHOE KO SAMUI, AMPHOE PHANOM, AMPHOE PHRASAENG, AMPHOE PHUNPHIN, AMPHOE THA CHANA, AMPHOE THA CHANG, AMPHOE WIANG SA, KING AMPHOE VIBHAVADI.
BOUNDARY  :  NORTH = CHUMPHON , RANONG SOUTH = NAKHON SI THAMMARAT , KRABI EAST = THE GULF OF THAILAND , NAKHON SI THAMMARAT WEST = PHANG NGA , RANONG
AREA SIZE  :  12,891 SQ.KM.
 


 
 

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