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Satun, one of the most amazing places in Thailand.
 
Satun (Thai: สตูล) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Trang, Phatthalung and Songkhla. To the south it borders Perlis of Malaysia.
Satun is located in the far south of Thailand, 980 kilometers from Bangkok.
 
 
 
The name Satun is a Thai version of its original Malay name, Setul (santol, or wild mangosteen tree).
Satun is a quiet southern province known primarily by travelers for its spectacular if infrequently visited islands, particularly Koh Lipe and Koh Tarutao.
 
Most of the provincial inland is mountainous and the coastal region features more than 60 islands. As Satun borders Malaysia, a majority of Satun’s population is Muslim, many of whom are of Malaysian descent, adding a colorful character to the town, particularly in regards to food and clothing.
Fortunately for the people of Satun and visitors to the area, Satun has been largely unaffected by the domestic unrest in the south and is a quiet and safe place to visit. 
Satun additionally hosts the cultures of an aboriginal crowd called Chao Le (Orak Lawoi, Orang Laut or else Sea Gypsies) or else an executive label of Thai Mai (recently naturalized Thai) whose settlements can be located found on Lipeh Islands, Tambon knock down Sarai, Amphoe Muang Satun; and on Bulone Island. These inhabit observe distinctively unusual cultures and traditions from folks of the neighborhood inhabit.
 
 
The province is located on the Malay Peninsula, on the shore of the Andaman Sea. It is separated from Songkhla Province by the Nakhon Si Thammarat mountain range, and from Malaysia by the Sankalakhiri mountains.
 
 
 
As in most provincial capitals, Satun serve features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.
The Ko Tarutao and Ko Phetra marine national parks are part of the province. Close to the border with Malaysia is the Thale Ban National Park, a big freshwater swamp area.
 
Borders

Distances to Other Provinces
Songkhla 125 km Phatthalung 134 km
Trang 140 km
 
 
 
Distances from Amphoe Mueang to Other Districts
Pangmapha 64 km Mae La Noi 134 km
Khun Yuam 67 km Mae Sariang 164 km
Pai 111 km Sop Moei
192 km
 
 
 
Festivals & Events
 
Satun Kite Flying Competition
When: February
Where: Satun Airport (Hat Yai Airport)
Kite parade, decorated and well-known kite competitions, sales of and exhibitions about kites, as well as various cultural performances.
Floating Boat Festival
When: January, June
Where: Koh Lipe
Floating Boat Festival is held by fishermen living on Lipeh Island, Satun. On the 13th-15th day of the waxing moon in May and October, sea gypsies would gather for the traditional 3 days and 3 nights celebration in the belief that the ceremony scares away bad luck and brings good fortunes for fishing.
Tarutao Festival
When: November - April
Where: Koh Lipe
Visit Tarutao Festival is an annual event held from November to April at Tarutao National Park. 
 
 


 
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