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  Chumphon province is located in the most upper part of the Southern region. Following the Highway No.4, it is approximately 463 kilometers from Bangkok or about 476 kilometers by railroad. The total area of chumphon is about 6,009 aquare kilometers,the fourth largest province of the South.
    The province is divided into 8 Districts, 70 Tambons, and 655 villages. Considering the administrative area, there are 2 municipal areas 12 Sanitary areas and 66 Sub-district Administration Organization The boundary to the north is Prachuap Khiri Khan, to the south is Surat Thani. The Gulf of Thailand situa tes on the east, while the west are the Union of Myanmar and Ranong. The shape of the province is long and narrow, the west consisted of mountains which are also the natural international boundary. The plain area which is suitable for farming is in the central part. The east of Chumphon consist of 222 kilometers long coastal with beaches. Raining season in Chumphon is relatively long, last from May to November. The temperature is not too high in summer and not too low in winter as well.
Thung Wua Laen Beach
This beach is in village No.8, Sa Phlee Subdistrict far away 18 kms. from Pa Thiew District by asphalt road and 16 kms. from city center. The name of this beach comes from a legend about a magic wild bull who, after being subdued by the hunters, came back to live while being skinned and run away into the forest. So, the hunters named this beach "Thung Wua Laen" meaning "Running Bull field."

Sai Ree Beach
This beach is about 20 kilometers away from Muang Chumphon Municipality a long highway no. 4119 and 4099. It's large beach with front sea restaurants. Around the corner, there is the Monument of admiral Phra Boromawongthir Khromluang Chumphon Khet Udomsak who found the Royal Thai Navy. This is a scared place of the people in Chumphon and nearby province.

 


Hat Sai Ri
This scenic and popular beach is about 20 kilometres from Chumphon by highways no.4119 and 4098. There are bus services from town to the beach. It is a large and curved beach and is favorite among the Chumphon people for their relaxation. There are some accommodations and restaurants available along the beach.


Ko Thalu
Being a small limestone island with two big caves, around the island, there are viewing points for corals and sea flowers.


Ko Ngam Yai and Ko Ngam Noi
Being in the south of Ao Thung Wua Laen, seventeen kilometres from the shore, there are coral reefs, rocks, and underwater caves. More...


Tham Khao Kriap

This is one of the most beautiful caves in the south. It is 85 kilometres from Chumphon along highway no.4 (Chumphon - Lang Suan), more...


Major Events

Festival of Chumphon Sea World
This festival is held in mid-March to April every year at Hat Sai Ri. The objective of this festival is for tourism promotion and nature conservation of Chumphon. More...

Lang Suan Fruit Fair
Annually held in August, the activities of this event are fruit contest, fruit market, preserved-fruit products, and competition for queen of the fruit contest.






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