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Nakhon Si Tammarat  one of the Southern Provinces

Nakhon Si Thammarat - sometimes written as Nakhon Sri Thammarat, is a town in southern Thailand, capital of the Nakhon Si Thammarat Province and the Nakhon Si Thammarat district. It is about 610 km (380 miles) south of Bangkok, on the east coast of the Malay Peninsula. The city was the administrative centre of southern Thailand during most of its history. Originally a coastal city, silting moved the coastline away from the city. The city has a much larger north to south extension than west to east, which dates back to its original location on a flood-save dune. The modern city centre around the train station is located north of Old Town.

It is one of the most ancient cities of Thailand, previously Kingdom of Ligor, and contains many buildings and ruins of historic significance. With the fall of the Siamese capital of Ayutthaya in 1767 it regained independence, but returned to its allegiance on the founding of Bangkok. In the 17th century British, Portuguese and Dutch merchants set up factories there and carried on an extensive trade.

Distances from Nakhon Si Thammarat to nearby Provinces :

   * Surat Thani 134 kilometres

   * Trang 123 kilometres

   * Phatthalung 112 kilometres

   * Songkhla 161 kilometres

   * Krabi 233 kilometres

   * Phuket 366 kilometres

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