Name: Changwat Satun
Area: About 2,479 km²
Inhabitants: About 250,000
Location: South Thailand, next to the Andaman Sea.
Neighboring provinces: Three (3): Phatthalung, Songkhla and Trang. It also borders to Malaysia.
Amphoe / Districts: Khuan Don, Khuan Kalong, La-ngu, Manang, Mueang Satun, Tha Phae, Thung Wa.
Popular tourist destinations: Koh Tarutao, Tarutao National Park, Koh Rawi, Koh Adang, Koh Khao Yai, Hat Rawai (Rawai Beach), Thale Ban National Park and Namtok Panan.
At the bottom in Thailand's southwestern coast, about 980 km from Bangkok, you will find the town of Satun. The province borders with the Andaman Sea in the west and against Malaysia in the south. Just as in the neighboring country, the majority of the population is Muslim.
There is about 50 islands off the coast of Satun, together with Thailand's oldest marine national park, Tarutao. Koh Tarutao is also the name of the largest island in the area, at one time operated as a prison, and today visitors can witness the old prison ruins in Ao Talos Udang and Ao Talowao. Two kilometers from the Malaysian border, there are another popular national park, Thale Ban. Nature here is characterized by high mountains with several waterfalls and caves.