: General Information
Location & Area
coastal province on the Andaman seaboard is 814 kilometres
south of Bangkok, covering an area of 4,709 sq.km. It
adjoins Phang-nga and Surat Thani on the North; Trang
and the Andaman Sea on the South; Trang and Nakhon Si
Thammarat on the East; and Phang-nga and the Andaman Sea
on the West.
to the influence of the tropical monsoon, there are only
two seasons in this province; the hot season from January
to April and the rainy season from May to December. Temperatures
range between 17 °C and 37 °C
topography is mostly mountains and highlands alternated
with plains in some parts. The provincial administration
also covers more than 130 islands in the Andaman Sea.
The sandy soil conditions are suitable for growing various
agricultural products, particularly rubber trees, palms,
coconuts, cashew nuts and coffee. The Krabi River flows
5 kilometres through the city and joins the Andaman at
Pak Nam Sub-district. There are several streams which
originate from the province's highest mountain range,
Khao Phanom Bencha.
is divided into 8 counties (amphoes): Muang, Khao Phanom,
Khlong Thom, Plai Phraya, Ko Lanta, Au Luek, Lam Thap
and Nua Khlong.
Internet cafes are ubiquitous and hotels often have wi-fi for guests.
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