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Baan Suan Villa
Patong Beach Phuket Thailand
Useful Info


Thailand Geography

Thailand is located in Southeast Asia and is the gateway to Indochina with a territory covering an area of some 513,115 square kilometres. about 1,620 kilometres from north to south and 775 kilometres from east to west.

Thailand shares border with Laos in the north and northeast, with Myanmar in the north and west, with Cambodia in the east. Andaman Sea is in the southwest and Gulf of Thailand is in the southeast of kingdom. Population is 65 millions.


Thailand Climate

Hot Season - March to May
Rainy Season - June to October
Cool Season - November to February
Average Temp. 25-36 degree Celsius


Thai Currency

The currency unit is Thai 'Baht' and 'Satangs'.

35 Baht = US$1 (approx.)
47 Baht = 1 Euro (approx.)
100 Satangs = 1 Baht

"Copper" coins are valued at 25 and 50 Satangs
"Silver" coins are in 1, 5 and 10 Baht
Banknotes come in 20 Baht (green), 50 (blue), 100 (red), 500 (purple) and 1,000 Baht (grey) bills Currency Converter

Major credit cards are widely accepted.

Currency exchange for cash and traveller's cheque is available at banks, hotels and foreign exchange booths located in commercial and tourist areas.

NEWSPAPER
Phuket Gazette - online English newspaper for Phuket, Thailand
The Phuket Gazette is the English-language community newspaper for Phuket, Thailand, with Daily news, articles, classified ads, events, maps, and phuket local television.

 

Useful Phone Numbers

Emergency Calls :
Police
Tourist Police
Ambulance:
Phuket International Hospital
Bangkok Phuket International - website


191
1699

076-249400
076-254421-30

Hospital:
Phuket International Hospital
Bangkok Phuket International - website
Patong/Kathu Hospital
Mission Hospital
Wachira Hospital
Phuket Recompression Chamber


076-249400
076-254421-30
076-340444
076-237220-6
076-211114
076-076-342518

Public Departments:
Customs
Port Authority
Immigration - website
Tourist Authority of Thailand
Telecom Center
Weather


076-211105
076-391174
076-212108
076-212213
076-6861-4
076-327330

Bank:
Bangkok Bank, Patong
Krung Thai Bank, Patong
Siam Commercial Bank, Patong
Thai Farmers Bank, Patong


076-340909
076-225691
076-212254
076-340447

Lost Credit Card:
American Express
Diners Club
Master & Visa


02-2730022
02-2383660
02-2991990-2

Embassies:
German Embassy Bangkok - website
208 Wireless Road
10330 Bangkok
Austrian Embassy - website
Swiss Embassy - website


02-6515000


02-2873970-2
02-2530156-60

German Consul Phuket - website
Dirk Naumann
E-Mail: dirk@junkseilon.com


076-345119
089-6683635

 

Created: 10.03.1999
Apartments at Baan Suan Phuket Co., Ltd. Patong Beach Phuket Thailand
Updated: 17.04.2012