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  Krabi Province - Definition, explanation
Krabi (Thai กระบี่) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, at the shore of the Andaman Sea.
Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Phang Nga, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Trang.
The coast of the province was badly damaged by the tsunami on December 26 2004.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/k/kr/krabi_province.php   (397 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Krabi Province
Krabi (Thai กระบี่) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, at the shore of the Andaman Sea.
Krabi is the capital district (Amphoe Mueang) of Krabi Province in southern Thailand.
Songkhla (Thai สงขลา) is the one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Krabi-Province   (2754 words)

  
 Krabi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Krabi (Thai: กระบี่) is a town (thesaban mueang) on the west coast of southern Thailand at the mouth of the Krabi River into the Andaman Sea.
The town is the capital of Krabi Province and Krabi district.
Since 1999 the town is served by the Krabi Airport west of the town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Krabi   (151 words)

  
 Krabi Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The coast of the province was badly damaged by the tsunami on December 26 2004.
The caves of Krabi are also one of the main sources of nests of the Edible-nest Swiftlet, used to create bird's nest soup.
The seal of the province shows two crossed ancient swords (Krabi is also the name of an ancient Siamese sword) in front of the Indian Ocean and the Phanom Bencha mountain, with 1397 m above sea level the highest mountain of the province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Krabi_province   (472 words)

  
 Krabi province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
} Krabi (Thai กระบี่) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, at the shore of the Andaman Sea.
In modern Thailand the Krabi area was administered from Nakhon Si Thammarat, even after 1872 when king Chulalongkorn gave Krabi the status of a town.
Krabi is subdivided into 8 districts (Amphoe), which are further divided into 53 communes (tambon) and 374 villages (mubaan).
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Krabi_province.html   (633 words)

  
 Krabi General Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Covering an area of approximately 4709sq km, Krabi province is bounded by Phang Nga and Surathani provinces from the north, Trang province and the Andaman Sea from the south, Trang and Nakorn Si Thammarat provinces from the east and Phang Nga province and the Andaman Sea from the west.
Krabi's landscape is undulating and dotted with hills and mountains, the highest of which is Khao Phanom Bencha at 1,350m.
Krabi is on the Andaman Sea coast of south-west Thailand, between 7' 30" and 8' 30" north latitude, and 98' 30" and 99' 30" west longitude.
www.krabi-tourism.com /krabi-general.htm   (1416 words)

  
 Krabi province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The first human remains in the province back to 25 000 - 35 000 but the first recorded history dates back Kingdom of Ligor in 1200 BC when the city Ban Thai Samor part of this kingdom.
In modern Thailand Krabi area was administered from Nakhon Si even after 1872 when king Chulalongkorn gave Krabi the status of a In 1875 it finally got full provincial status.
Krabi is subdivided into 8 districts (Amphoe) which are further divided into 53 (tambon) and 374 villages (mubaan).
www.freeglossary.com /Krabi_province   (346 words)

  
 Krabi Travel Guide - Hotel Krabi Discount Thailand
Archeologically, Krabi is believed to have been home to homosapiens in pre-historical period due to the discovery of ancient colored pictures, beads, pottery, and skeletal remains in many cliffs and caves in the province.
During the 12th century, Krabi was a dependent territory of Ligor, a city on the Kra Peninsular's east coast, in the area of the present-day Nakorn Sri Thammarat Province.
Krabi, named by the King Rama V is a figurative word in Thai language; one used in literature and the other is in general use, creating the different origins of its name.
www.krabi-hotels-guide.com /krabi-guide.htm   (743 words)

  
 Thailand - Krabi Province Hotel Restaurant Shopping Guesthouse Transport
Krabi is one of the popular place in mind of travellers which Krabi located on the Andaman Sea west coast of Thailand.
Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi ferry depature 08:00 a.m.
Ko Lanta to Krabi ferry departure 08:00 a.m., 13:00 p.m.
www.thailandday.com /Southernthailand/krabi.html   (1618 words)

  
 Krabi Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Krabi is a southern province on Thailand's Andaman seaboard with perhaps the country's oldest history of continued settlement.
During the present reign, the corps of civil servants, the merchants, and the population generally of Krabi and nearby provinces have together organized construction of a royal residence at Laem Hang Nak Cape for presentation to His Majesty the King.
Krabi is on the Andaman Sea coast of south-west Thailand,
www.thailand4tour.com /Krabi.html   (406 words)

  
 Destination Guide : General Information in Krabi
Krabi is an ideal getaway destination teeming with natural attractions including white sandy beaches, fascinating coral reefs, numerous large and small islands and verdant forests with caves and waterfalls.
Krabi's topography is mostly mountains and highlands separated by plains in some parts.
Around 1872, King Rama V elevated Pakasai Sub-county to Krabi Province with the provincial administration office situated at Krabi-yai Sub-county (currently, the office is located near the estuary at Pak Nam Sub-district) and in 1875, ordered the separation of Krabi Province from Nakhon Si Thammarat Province.
www.tourismthailand.org /destinationguide/list.aspx?provinceid=64   (557 words)

  
 Krabi Province: ThaiLuckyTour.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Krabi is a small provincial capital sitting on the banks of the Krabi River, close to where the river flows into the Andaman.
With the advent of tourism in the 80's Krabi Province has transformed itself into a major tourist centre, especially the islands off the coast.
This small national park is set in the north of the province, around the 1350m mountain peak of Phanom Bencha.
www.thailuckytour.com /southern/Krabi.asp   (915 words)

  
 Krabi Resorts & Hotels - Destination Guide in Krabi, Thailand
Krabi's sandy clay soil conditions are perfect for plantations such as of rubber trees, palms, mangoes, coconuts and coffee.
Krabi Province is administratively divided into eight districts (Amphoe): Amphoe Muang (Krabi town), Khao Panom, Klong Thom, Plai Phraya, Ko Lanta, Ao Luk, and Lam Thap, and Nhua Klong.
Krabi is typically dominated by tropical monsoon, allowing just the two seasons of the province.
www.krabi-hotels-th.com /destination-guide.htm   (2533 words)

  
 Attractions
There is a particularly good road and attraction map for Krabi province produced by XXXX which marks most of the caves, monasteries and other attractions, making it the best guide for those eager to explore.
From the air Krabi province looks lush and green, but unfortunately this is not the colour of rainforest, but of seemingly endless plantations of rubber and oil palm.
This large island in the south of Krabi province is a whole destination within itself.
www.phuketmagazine.com /krabi/Attractions.htm   (1294 words)

  
 Krabi Province Tours - Phuket Travel Guide, Thailand
Krabi province has scenic limestone karst formations near the coast, similar to those in Phang-nga Province, near Krabi town you can see Bird, Cat and Mouse Islands, named for their shapes.
It is not easy to reach Krabi, which may actually enhance its charms to some, but it is the towering limestone cliffs, unsullied beaches and the numerous nearby scenic waterfalls and rainforest walks that are drawing an increasing number of visitors.
Krabi town is still a scenic little back-water town of with a population of 15,000.
www.phuket-guide.net /phuket_activities/krabi.htm   (1200 words)

  
 Krabi Information, Krabi History and Krabi Travel Guide Thailand : krabibooking.org
Krabi Province is situated approximately 814 kilometers from Bangkok which one of most attractive destinations in southern Thailand.
Covering an area of 4,708 square kilometers, the western border of Krabi falls by the side of the Andaman Sea, the northern borders are Surat Thani and Phang-nga Provinces, the southern borders are Trang Province and the Andaman Sea and the eastern borders are Nakhon Si Thammarat and Trang Provinces.
During the present reign, the corps of civil servants, merchants, and the people of Krabi and nearby provinces have collectively organized the construction of a royal residence at Laem Hang Nak Cape which is thirty kilometers west of Krabi Town on the Andaman coast to be presented to His Majesty the King.
www.krabibooking.org /krabi_information.htm   (761 words)

  
 Krabi Hotels Classify: Krabi Hotel and Resorts Thailand
Krabi Blue Village Resort is an exclusive resort on prime property in the Krabi Province.
Krabi Royal Hotel is the luxury hotel located in the center of Krabi, easy transportation 2 kilometres from the bus terminal and 10 kilometres from the airport.
Krabi Thai Village Resort preserves Thailand's unique arts and culture while carefully blending modern comfort with the elegance of traditional lifestyle The Resort aims to make your holiday in Krabi a special and memorable affair, never to be forgotten.
www.asia-discovery.com /krabi.htm   (2315 words)

  
 Krabi travel guide - Wikitravel
Krabi Province is on the west coast of Southern Thailand, and shares borders with Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Phang Nga Province, Satun Province and Surat Thani Province, as well as the Andaman Sea.
Krabi (กระบี่) is the provincial capital of Krabi Province.
Krabi Province was badly hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004.
www.wikitravel.org /en/Krabi_%28province%29   (852 words)

  
 Krabi Province - Thailand for Visitors
Krabi could well be described as the 'new Phuket' for the amount of development, much of which has taken place in just the last few years.
Krabi's popularity is mainly due to its combination of fantastic limestone cliffs which march right down to sparkling white sandy beaches.
Most of the new development is in three areas: The Nang Bay coast of the mainland west of Krabi town; Lanta Yai island; and Phi Phi Don.
www.thailandforvisitors.com /south/krabi/index.html   (122 words)

  
 Krabi Province in Southern Thailand
Krabi is administratively divided into 8 districts: Amphoe Muang, Ao Luk, Khao Phanom, Khlong Thom, Ko Lanta, Plai Phraya, Lam Thap, and Nua Khlong.
If you have already visited this southern province, please share your highlights with other visitors to Thailand Guidebook.
These mountains, walling the Krabi River in between, are somewhat a symbol of the town.
www.thaistudents.com /guidebook/provinces/krabi.html   (1030 words)

  
 Krabi hotels Thailand - Travel guide to Krabi : krabi.sawadee.com
During the present reign, the corps of civil servants, the merchants, and the population generally of Krabi and nearby provinces have together organized construction of a royal residence at Laem Hang Nak Cape for presentation to His Majesty the King.
Krabi's estimated population, as of September 1999, is 344,610
Weather in Krabi is typically that of the tropical monsoon, providing the province with just two seasons, the hot season from January to April, and the rainy season from May to December.
krabi.sawadee.com   (698 words)

  
 Krabi info Last minute Holidays Vacations in EMERALD GARDEN RESORT, Krabi, Ao Nang, Thailand
Krabi's beaches are some of the best to be found anywhere and lie within easy access from the main town of Krabi.
Krabi's close proximity to Phuket, about 45km west, brings it within close range of one of the top 10 diving destinations in the world.
Krabi's shoreline is dotted with caves, mangroves, beaches - all harbouring a wealth of marine, animal and plant life.
www.lastminute.org.il /last_minute_holidays_vacations_krabi_info.htm   (2758 words)

  
 Krabi Thailand - travel guide, hotels and tourist information
Krabi is a coastal province which covers an area of 4,709 square kilometres.
Krabi, a southern province on Thailand's Andaman seaboard, is rich in history, culture and natural attractions, providing the visitor with a feast of things to do and see.
Krabi's beaches are some of the best to be found anywhere and lie within easy access from the main town.
www.gokrabi.com   (260 words)

  
 Krabi.com:: Introduction to Krabi and Surrounding Islands
It is the small capital town of the Krabi province sitting snug on the banks of Krabi river.
Krabi town is very close to the river mouth that opens to the great Andaman Sea.
Krabi and the surroundings are full of limestone outcrops and caves dating back to thousands of years.
www.krabi.com /intro.htm   (420 words)

  
 Krabi Tours, Excursions & daytrips - Krabi Travel information
Krabi, a province with 160 kilometres of coastline along the Andaman Sea in southern Thailand, is home to some of the most extraordinary natural wonders of the world.
Its power of attraction is born from the beauty of the natural surroundings combined with the graciousness of its residents.
Krabi’s 160 kilometres of Andaman Sea coastline is home to some of the most extraordinary natural wonders in southern Thailand –; and the world.
www.krabi-travel.com   (313 words)

  
 KOH LANTA HOTEL GUIDE
Krabi Anyavee Resort is located on Railay Beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Krabi Beach Terrace Hotel is nestled in close proximity to beautiful Ao Nang Beach and features a variety of excellent rooms, friendly service and a great family atmosphere.
Krabi Railay Bay Resort and Spa is located on Railay Beach in Krabi province of Thailand provide maximum comfort with 130 rooms of 4 different types catered.
www.kohlantakohlanta.com   (1570 words)

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