Prachuap Khiri Khan

Prachuap Khiri Khan is one of the western provinces of Thailand. It is in the northern part of the Malay Peninsula, some 240 km south of Bangkok. Neighboring provinces are Phetchaburi to the north and Chumphon to the south. To the west it borders Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar.

Prachuap Khiri Khan covers an area of 6,367 square kilometres (2,458 sq mi). The province is on the Kra Isthmus, the narrow land bridge connecting the Malay Peninsula with mainland Asia. The province has the narrowest part of Thailand, just 13 km (8.1 mi) from the Gulf of Thailand to the border with Myanmar in the Tenasserim Hills. Geographically, Prachuap Khiri Khan is a moderate plain with elevations varying from sea level to 1,200 m (3,900 ft). The maximum elevations are found in the northeastern and central west regions, which make up approximately 30 percent of the province.

Attractions

Prayanakorn Cave

Klai Kangwon Palace

Wat Huay Mongkol

International Hospitals

Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin

888 Phetkasem Road, Hua Hin Subdistrict, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110 Phone 032 616-800 www.bangkokhospital.com/huahin

Sanpaulo Hospital

222 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin Subdistrict, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Province 77110 Phone 032-532576 Fax www.sanpaulo.co.th

Hua Hin Hospital

30/2 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin Subdistrict, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Province 77110 Phone 032-523000 www.huahinhospital.go.th