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  Encyclopedia: Surat Thani Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Krabi (Thai กระบี่) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, at the shore of the Andaman Sea.
Songkhla (Thai สงขลา) is the one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
Surat Thani (often in short Surat, Thai สุราษฎร์ธานี) is the largest of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Surat-Thani-Province   (4199 words)

 Uthai Thani Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uthai Thani (Thai อุทัยธานี) is one of the provinces (changwat) of Thailand.
Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Suphan Buri, Kanchanaburi and Tak.
The province is subdivided in 8 districts (Amphoe).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uthai_Thani_province   (412 words)

 Surat Thani Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Krabi, Phang Nga and Ranong.
Geographically the center of the province is the coastal plain of the Tapi river, mostly grassland and some mangrove.
The province is crossed by the southern railway, with the main railway station located at Phunphin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Surat_Thani_province   (934 words)

 Surat Thani Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Surat Thani Airport (IATA: URT, ICAO: VTSB) is in Phunphin district, Surat Thani province, Thailand.
The airport, which is located 21 km west of Surat Thani, is also the Wing 7 Airforce base.
On December 11, 1998 a Thai Airways International A310-200 (HS-TIA), bound for Surat Thani from Bangkok, was making its third landing attempt during a heavy rain and crashed into a rice paddy about 2 miles from the airport; 102 of 143 passengers and crew aboard were killed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Surat_Thani_Airport   (155 words)

 surat thani province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The main rivers of the Surat Thani province are Tapi River and Phum Duang River, which drain into the Bandon Bay.
In 1915 King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) reorganized the administration and merged the two previous provinces Chaiya and Kanchanadit, and moved the administration to Surat Thani (till then Ban Don).
Surat Thani also became the capital of the Monthon Chumpon, which was then renamed to Monthon Surat Thani.
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 Ang Tong Archipelago National Park, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Krabi bordering it to the south, and the Province of Phanga to the west.
Surat Thani is the city of canals, comparable to Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
October 15-19, Chak Prra Festival is a famous festival in Surat Thani provinces in the south.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/7153/surat.htm   (1056 words)

 Surat Thani - Town and province in Thailand. Airport, train station and ferries
Surat Thani town is a hub for travelers in the South of Thailand.
The province was named Surat Thani in July 29th 1915, as the King Rama VI (King Vajiravudh) was visiting the province.
Today Surat Thaini is a important export region for coconuts, rambutan (A delicious fruit that you definitely should try) and rubber and of course also a port and hub for tourists going to the islands of Mu Koh Samui (Samui, Tao and Phangan) and also the Andaman region in the South West.
www.kohsamui.org /suratthani.html   (429 words)

 Surat Thani Province in Southern Thailand
Surat Thani is 644 kms south of Bangkok.
Surat Thani literally means "City of the Good People" and is the former seat of the Srivijaya Empire.
It is the largest province of the South, covering an area of 12,891 square kilometres and bordered by the Gulf of Thailand to the north and the east.
www.thaistudents.com /guidebook/provinces/surat_thani.html   (1465 words)

 Cheap Suratthani Hotels & Beach Resorts, Map & Attractions, Online Hotel Reservation & Travel Guide, Suratthani ...
Surat Thani Province borders the Gulf of Thailand to the north and east, Chumphon Province to the north, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Krabi Provinces to the south, Phang-Nga and Ranong Provinces to the west and Nakhon Si Thammarat Province to the east.
All rivers in Surat Thani flow east of the province to the Gulf of Thailand.
Surat Thani Railway Station is 12 kilometers from town.
fargotravel.com /thailand/south/suratthani.html?...   (990 words)

 Surat Thani travel guide with guesthouse and hotel reviews
Surat Thani is officially known as the province of a thousand islands -- many of which lay off the coast in the Gulf of Thailand.
South of Surat Thani towards Nakhon Si Thammarat is a second mountainous region of equally breath-taking proportions, with summits of over 1,500m and large expanses of gorgeous rainforest.
Surat Thani town itself is commercially important to the region, while the town of Chaiya has produced archaeological discoveries which indicate it may have been the centre of the Mahayana Buddhist Srivijaya empire, which dominated the Malay peninsula and Java 1,500 years ago.
www.travelfish.org /province/thailand/southern_thailand/surat_thani   (646 words)

 Diving in Thailand :: Koh Tao, Koh Nang Yuan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Surat Thani, formerly known as "Chaiya City", is an ancient city with a long history starting from Sivichaya Empire, in which several of the prosperous evidences still remain nowadays.
Surat Thani is located on the east coast of Southern Thailand, 685 kilometers far from Bangkok.
Surat Thani is generally warm with high degree of humidity from the effect of the tropical southwest and northeast monsoons.
www.diveinfo.net /divinginthailand/surat.htm   (1515 words)

 Surat Thani Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The rambutan trees were first planted in Surat Thani in 1926.
Two regional airports are located in the Province - Surat Thani International Airport in Phunphin and Ko Samui airport on Ko Samui.
Map of Surat Thani The Province is subdivided into 18 districts (''Amphoe) and one sub-district (King Amphoe'').
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Surat Thani
SURAT THANI, Thailand (AP) -- Two Thai fishermen charged with raping and murdering a British tourist on the southern resort island of Koh Samui went on trial Friday, facing a maximum sentence of death for a crime the government says has severely damaged Thailand's reputation.
Katherine Horton, 21 from Wales was raped and murdered on the resort island of Samui in the southern province of Surat Thani.
Surat Thani's deputy police superintendent Lieutenant Colonel Narongyos Aunhabandid said a two-year-old boy and a girl, 5, were among the dead.
news.surfwax.com /worldcities/files/Surat_Thani_Thailand.html   (2746 words)

 Surat Thani
Surat Thani once formed part, and may have been the centre of the Mahayana Buddhist, Srivijaya Empire which, steeped in legend and mystery, dominated the Malay peninsula and much of Java some 1,500 years ago.
To reach Koh Tao economically is by boat that leaves from Surat Thani and Koh Phangan.
Ko Samui is located in the Gulf of Thailand, approximately 84 kilometers east of Surat Thani Province, or approximately 700 kilometers south of Bangkok.
www.tothailand.com /province/south/suratthani/index.php   (662 words)

 Surat Thani Travel Information
Geographic characteristics of Surat Thani are high plateau and mountains covered with valuable woodforest to the west and low basins in the central and eastern seashore area.
The first rambutan tree was planted in Surat Thani in 1926, and this fair celebrates the delicious fruit, which now grows widely in the area.
Surat Thani celebrates the official end of the annual 3-month Buddhist Rains retreat (Phansa) with the Chak Phra Festival (literally ‘the procession of hauling the Buddha image').
www.hotelthailand.com /travelinfo/south/surat.html   (1743 words)

 Surat Thani. Thailand. Asia.
Suratthani is a Province in the South of Thailand.
The largest southern province, Surat Thani is steeped in history as part of the Srivijaya empire with ancient Chaiya a key city.
Surat Thani is famous for coconuts, mainly picked by pig-tailed monkeys which are trained in special schools around the province.
samui.50megs.com /surat   (375 words)

 Caltex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Surat Thani — Caltex Oil (Thailand) Ltd.), in cooperation with The Department of Land Transport, Ministry of Transport and Communications, recently (28 June — 3 July) conducted a 6-day event to provide free vehicle inspection and tune-ups for passenger cars and motorcycles in Surat Thani province.
Pittaya Sunthornvipat, Deputy Governor of Surat Thani, and Mr.
This year, the program is being held in Khon Kaen and Surat Thani provinces where a total of 6,218 vehicles or over 500 vehicles per day on average were inspected and tuned-up.
www.caltex.co.th /press/2004_highlights_3500_vehicles_inspected.htm   (385 words)

 Tsunami News for Surat Thani, Thailand
Thani Catholic Foundation, under the supervision of Bishop Joseph Pratan Sridarunsil, Bishop of Surat Thani�.
Surat Thani _ A spa association in Surat Thani province has agreed to provide jobs to experienced masseuses affected by the tsunami disaster until their...
...in hospitals in Phangnga, Phuket, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Surat Thani.
danger.mongabay.com /earthquake/2004/Surat_Thani.html   (1631 words)

 Cheap Suratthani Hotels & Beach Resorts, Map & Attractions, Online Hotel Reservation & Travel Guide, Suratthani ...
Surat Thani is a city with a long history.
Today, Surat Thani is an important commercial and shipping hub for rubber and coconut trading.
Surat Thani can be most conveniently reached by car from Bangkok by taking Highway No. 4 to Chumphon Province via Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan Provinces and then taking Highway No. 41 and Highway No. 401 directly to Surat Thani City.
www.fargotravel.com /thailand/south/suratthani.html   (990 words)

 CNN - 14 dead, 50-plus survivors in Thai jet crash - December 11, 1998
Surat Thani, a popular airport for tourists headed to nearby resorts, is about 600 kilometers (380 miles) southwest of Bankgok.
The Airbus A310 was on a domestic flight from Bangkok to Surat Thani when it crashed around 7 p.m.
Earlier, the head of a Surat Thani police station said that many passengers were still trapped in the burning aircraft and rescuers had to fight through waist-deep water and rain to reach the wreckage.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/asiapcf/9812/11/thai.crash.04   (329 words)

 Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam - Luxury hotels Surat Thani Thailand accommodations - Gulf of Thailand
Surat Thani literally means "City of the good people" and is the former seat of the Sivichaya Empire.
Samui Island is one of 18 Amphoes (administrative divisions), and is the province's major tourist attraction.
There are also regular ferry services from Surat Thani, the closest mainland city.
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 Khaolak hotels - khaolak resorts directory, Khaolak Thailand accommodation online booking
Khaolak lies in the Takua-Pa district of Phang-Nga province, in the south of Thailand.
A large proportion of the province is still comprised of forest, much of which is designated national park area.
Its topography is mostly composed of forested mountains and plantation areas; the chief corps of Phang Nga Province is rubber and some amounts of rice.
www.phuketroom.com /khaolak/intro.htm   (578 words)

 Krabi (province) - 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 Province is slightly better known to the domestic markets than to international tourists still somewhat dazzled by nearby Phuket.
Krabi Province was badly hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004.
wikitravel.org /en/Krabi_Province   (736 words)

 Definition of Uthai Thani province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Nakhon Sawan, Chainat, Suphanburi, Kanchanaburi and Tak.
Provincial tree is the Yellow Cotton Tree (Cochlospermum regium), provincial tree is Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica v.
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 Surat Thani Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chokchai Phonwattana, election director in Surat Thani, said yesterday that of 21 registered candidates in the province, 11 from all six constituencies could...
The board also approved building a 223-kilovolt transmission line between Bang Sapan and Surat Thani Province at a total investment of between Bt200-300...
In Surat Thani province, students' and political awareness groups held a demonstration at Pomnaris public ground by the Tapi River in a protest against the PM.
www.wikiverse.org /surat-thani-province   (559 words)

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