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Basic information about Phuket
Phuket (Thai: ภูเก็ต, [pʰūː.kèt]) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. It consists of the island of Phuket, the country's largest island, and another 32 smaller islands off its coast. It lies off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea. Phuket Island is connected by the Sarasin Bridge to Phang Nga Province to the north. The next nearest province is Krabi, to the east across Phang Nga Bay. Phuket Province has an area of 576 square kilometres (222 sq mi), somewhat less than that of Singapore, and is the second-smallest province of Thailand. It formerly derived its wealth from tin and rubber, and enjoys a rich and colorful history. The island was on one of the major trading routes between India and China, and was frequently mentioned in foreign ship logs of Portuguese, French, Dutch, and English traders. The region now derives much of its income from tourism.
Cities, towns & villages in Phuket
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Karon BeachKaron Beach refers to a beach, and the town adjoining it, on the west coast of Phuket, Thailand. The beach is a popular destination for tourists. Generally quieter than neighbouring Patong Beach, it is especially popular among families and couples, and less popular with singles than Patong. It is also especially popular with Scandinavian tourists, with many businesses catering especially to them. Show Karon Beachon the map
PatongPatong (Thai: ป่าตอง; rtgs: Pa Tong) refers to the beach and town on Phuket's west coast. It is the main tourist resort on the island of Phuket, and is the center of Phuket's nightlife and shopping. The beach became popular with Western tourists, especially Europeans, in the late 1980s. Numerous hotels are located there and the area has expanded into a tourist Mecca. Show Patongon the map
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KataKata Noi is a beach on the southwest side of the island of Phuket in Thailand. It is adjacent to Kata Beach to the south. The beach is bordered to the north by the Mon Tri's Villa Royale Resort, and most of the beachfront is occupied by the resort of Kata Thani. Show Kataon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Phuket
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Phuket ProvincePhuket (Thai: ภูเก็ต, [pʰūː.kèt] (13px listen)) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. It consists of the island of Phuket, the country's largest island, and another 32 smaller islands off its coast. It lies off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea. Phuket Island is connected by the Sarasin Bridge to Phang Nga Province to the north. The next nearest province is Krabi, to the east across Phang Nga Bay.Show on map
Amphoe KathuKathu (Thai: กะทู้, pronounced [kā.tʰúː]) is a district (amphoe) of Phuket Province, Thailand. The district is in the west of Phuket Island. It neighbors Thalang to the north, Mueang Phuket to the east and south, and the Andaman Sea to the west.Show on map
Amphoe Mueang PhuketAmphoe Mueang Phuket (Thai: pronounced [mɯ̄a̯ŋ pʰūː.kèt]) is the capital district (amphoe mueang) of Phuket Province, Thailand. Phuket town itself is in the district's northeast.Show on map
Amphoe ThalangThalang (Thai: ถลาง, pronounced [tʰā.lǎːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) in the north of Phuket Province, Thailand.Show on map
Different buildings in Phuket
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Wat ChalongThe most important of the 29 buddhist temples of Phuket is Wat Chalong (Thai: or formally Wat Chaiyathararam (Thai: located in the Chalong Subdistrict, Mueang Phuket District. It is dedicated to two highly venerable monks, Luang Pho Chaem and Luang Pho Chuang who led the citizens of Chalong Subdistrict fighting against the Chinese rebellion in 1876 and with their knowledge of herbal medicine helped the injured. The temple sells trinkets to visitors and the monks assist by storing boxes of items in their main prayer hall.Show on map
Phuket International AirportPhuket International Airport (Thai: (IATA: HKT, ICAO: VTSP) is an international airport serving Phuket Province of Thailand. It is in the north of Phuket Island, 32 kilometres (20 mi) from the centre of Phuket City. The airport plays a major role in Thailand's tourism industry, as Phuket Island is a popular resort destination. It is the third busiest airport in Thailand in terms of passengers, after Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region. The airport set a record 11.3 million arrivals and departures in 2013, up 18.8 percent from 2012.Show on map