Located just north of Phuket, this coastal province
is 788 km. to the south of Bangkok. It is adjacent to
Ranong and Surat Thani in the North, Phuket and the
Andaman Sea in the South, Surat Thani and Krabi in the
East and the Andaman Sea in the West.
Phang-nga has an area of 4,170 sq.km. The province has
a coastline of 240 km. long and 105 islets.
There are only two seasons in Phang-nga: the hot season
from January to April, and the rainy season from May
The terrain is predominantly mountains and forests combined
with rubber plantations. 57% of the total area is mangrove
and primary forests. An important mountain is 517-km.
Phuket mountain range. Two major rivers are the Phang-nga
river and the Takua Pa river. The coastline of Phang-nga
is long, narrow and curvy. The province also has about
105 islets, mostly located to the northwest of the province.
Phang-nga consists of 8 counties (amphoe): Amphoe Muang,
Kuraburi, Thap Put, Takua Thung, Takua Pa, Thai Muang,
and Ko Yao.
Southern dialect and standard Thai language. English
is spoken and understood in tourist areas.
Internet cafes are ubiquitous and hotels often have wi-fi for guests.