Yala Province

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Yala

ยะลา
Offeecial seal o Yala
Seal
Map o Thailand heichlichtin Yala Province
Map o Thailand heichlichtin Yala Province
Kintra Thailand
CaipitalYala
Govrenment
 • GovrenorDecharat Simsiri
Area
 • Total4,521.1 km2 (1,745.6 sq mi)
Aurie rankRankit 48t
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot493,767
 • RankRankit 59t
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Density rankRankit 47t
HDI
 • HDI (2009)0.687 (medium) (70th)
Time zoneUTC+7 (Thailand Staundart Time)
Aurie code(s)073
ISO 3166 codeTH-95
Vehicle registrationยะลา, 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 haes mairches wi 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 forby kent as Jolor (Jawi: جولور) in Patani Malay leid.