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Satun (Thai: สตูล, pronounced [sā.tūːn], Malay: Setul) is a town (thesaban mueang) in southern Thailand, capital of the Satun Province. It covers the whole tambon Phiman of Mueang Satun. Satun lies 985 km south of Bangkok. As of 2005 it has a population of 21,498.

Satun

สตูล
เทศบาลเมืองสตูล
Satun National Museum
Satun National Museum
Official seal of Satun
Seal
Satun is located in Thailand
Satun
Satun
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 6°36′53″N 100°4′5″E / 6.61472°N 100.06806°E / 6.61472; 100.06806
CountryThailand
ProvinceSatun
DistrictMueang Satun
Government
 • MayorPrasit Baesakul
Population
 (2005)
 • Total21,498
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Area code(+66) 74
Websitestm.go.th

ClimateEdit

TransportationEdit

Satun is connected to Malaysian Langkawi Island by direct ferry service.

TelecommunicationEdit

Satun hosts Thailand's landing points for optical fiber submarine communications cable Segment FEA (FLAG Europe Asia) of the 28,000-kilometer-long FLAG (Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe); and for the 49,000-kilometer-long SEA-ME-WE 3, which links regions of south-east Asia to regions of the Middle East and Western Europe.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Climatological Data for the Period 1981–2010". Thai Meteorological Department. p. 29. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  2. ^ "ปริมาณการใช้น้ำของพืชอ้างอิงโดยวิธีของ Penman Monteith (Reference Crop Evapotranspiration by Penman Monteith)" (PDF) (in Thai). Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Royal Irrigation Department. p. 125. Retrieved 8 August 2016.

External linksEdit

  •   Satun travel guide from Wikivoyage
  •   Media related to Satun at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 6°36′53″N 100°4′5″E / 6.61472°N 100.06806°E / 6.61472; 100.06806