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Phang Nga (Thai: พังงา, RTGSPhangnga, pronounced [pʰāŋ.ŋāː]) is a town (thesaban mueang) in southern Thailand, capital of Phang Nga Province. The town covers the whole tambon Thai Chang of Mueang Phang Nga district. As of 2005 it had a population of 9,559 and covered an area of 6.75 km². Phang Nga is 764 km from Bangkok by road.

Phang Nga
พังงา
Town
Khao Chang mount rising behind Phang Nga City Hall
Khao Chang mount rising behind Phang Nga City Hall
Phang Nga is located in Thailand
Phang Nga
Phang Nga
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 8°27′52″N 98°31′54″E / 8.46444°N 98.53167°E / 8.46444; 98.53167
Country Thailand
Province Phang Nga Province
Districts of Thailand Amphoe Mueang Phang Nga
Population (2005)
 • Total 9,559
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)

The municipal administration was created on 11 February 1937.[1] The town is subdivided into nine wards (chumchon).

  1. Talat Yai (ตลาดใหญ่)
  2. Borirak Bamrung (บริรักษ์บำรุง)
  3. Samakkhi (สามัคคี)
  4. Thung Chedi (ทุ่งเจดีย์)
  5. Ruamchai Phatthana (ร่วมใจพัฒนา)
  6. Na Krok Khok Ya (นากรอกคอกหญ้า)
  7. Thanon Mai (ถนนใหม่)
  8. Khao Chang (เขาช้าง)
  9. Wang Mokaeng (วังหม้อแกง)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About us". Phang Nga city administration. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Note that B.E. 2479 ended on March 31.

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