Surat Thani

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Location o Surat Thani in Thailand.
Location o Surat Thani in Thailand.

Surat Thani (Thai: สุราษฎร์ธานี, IPA: [surâːt tʰaːniː], Pronunciation) is a ceety in Amphoe Mueang Surat Thani, Surat Thani Province, soothren Thailand. It is the caipital o the province Surat Thani. The ceety haes a population o 128,179 (2009), an an aurie o 68.97 square kilometers. The ceety's population density is 1,858.47 inhabitants per km².

Suran Thani is near the mouth o the river Tapi on the Gulf o Thailand. The ceety affers nae major tourist attractions in itsel, an is thus mainly kent tae tourists as a transfer tae the nearbi popular Ko Samui island. It forms the regional commercial center, wi a seaport dealin in the main products o the province, rubber an coconuts.

City pillar shrine in Surat Thani.

Coordinates: 9°08′23″N 99°19′50″E / 9.1397222222222°N 99.330555555556°E / 9.1397222222222; 99.330555555556