Yala Province

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Yala
ยะลา
Province

Seal
Map o Thailand heichlichtin Yala Province
Kintra  Thailand
Caipital Yala
Government
 • Govrenor Decharat Simsiri
Area
 • Total 4,521.1 km2 (1,745.6 sq mi)
Area rank Rankit 48t
Population (2011)
 • Total 493,767
 • Rank Rankit 59t
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Density rank Rankit 47t
HDI
 • HDI (2009) 0.687 (medium) (70th)
Time zone Thailand Staundart Time (UTC+7)
Area code(s) 073
ISO 3166 code TH-95
Vehicle registration ยะลา, เบตง (Betong)

Yala (Thai: ยะลา) is the soothrenmaist province (changwat) o Thailand. Neebourin provinces are (frae north-wast clockwise) Songkhla, Pattani an Narathiwat. Yala is the ae land-locked province in the sooth o Thailand. The soothren pairt borders Kedah an Perak o Malaysie.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name Yala is actually the Thai transliteration o Jala (Jawi: جال), its oreeginal Malay name means 'net'. The province is an aa kent as Jolor (Jawi: جولور) in Patani Malay leid.