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Samui : General Information

Location
Ko Samui or the Coconut Island is located in the Gulf of Thailand, about 700 km. to the south of Bangkok. The island is in the sea about 20 km off Surat Thani. It is situated at latitude 9° N and longitude 100° E.

Area
Samui has an area of 247 sq. km., making it the third largest island of Thailand after Phuket and Chang Island. It is the main island of a group of 48 islands.

Climate
The hot season lasts from February to May and the rainy season from June to January.

Topography
Most area of the island is a plain with a mountain range in the middle. There are 7 important streams. A 50-km. road is paved around the island.

Administration
Samui is a county (amphoe) of Surat Thani province administering 7 districts (tambons).

Language
The Southern dialect and the standard Thai language are spoken. English is widely understood in tourist areas.

Products
Samui is famous for its high quality coconuts growing densely everywhere.

Internet Access
Internet cafes are ubiquitous and hotels often have wi-fi for guests.


For your personal safety and protection by law, please use the services of travel agencies holding a TAT license only.

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