Phuket Is a province in the upper southern region of Thailand. Located between the latitude 7 degrees 45 minutes to 8 degrees 15 minutes north and longitude at 98 degrees 15 minutes to 98 degrees 40 minutes east Island-like Classified as the largest island of Thailand Located to the west of the southern region in the Andaman Sea. The Indian Ocean has 32 satellite islands.
The widest part of Phuket Island is 21.3 kilometers. The longest part of Phuket Island is 48.7 kilometers. Only Phuket Island has an area of 543.034 square kilometers. The satellite family has an area of 27 square kilometers. The total area is 570.034 square kilometers or 356,271.25 rai away from Bangkok. Along the national highway number 4 and provincial highway number 402, a total distance of 867 kilometers or an air distance of 688 kilometers with the following territories
Size of area and territory of Phuket Island
- North is next to the mouth of the Phra Phang Nga province, linked by the Sarasin Bridge and Thep Krasattri Bridge.
- East: close to the sea, Phang Nga province
- South: next to the Andaman Sea Indian ocean
- West to the Andaman Sea Indian ocean
Topography of Phuket
Phuket Province has islands. Resting in a direction from north to south Most of the area is about 70 percent. There are mountains with the highest peak, the top of the twelve staff sticks. 529 meters above sea level and about 30 percent is flat in the middle and east of the island. The coastal area in the east is mud soil and mangrove forest. The western coast is mountainous. And beautiful beaches
Phuket With a climatic zone formula In the influence zone of the southwest monsoon And northeast monsoon With hot and humid weather all year round, consisting of 2 seasons
- The rainy season starts from April to November.
- Summer season is from December to March.
Phuket The provincial administration is divided into 3 districts, consisting of Mueang Phuket District, Kathu District, Thalang District.There are 17 sub-districts and 103 villages.The local administration consists of 1 Provincial Administration Organization, 9 Municipalities and 9 Subdistrict Administrative Organizations.