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Nakhon Si Thammarat (Thai: นครศรีธรรมราช, pronounced [náʔkʰɔːn sǐː tʰammarâːt], alternative English transliteration: Nakhon Sri Thammarat from Pali Nagara Sri Dhammaraja) is a city (thesaban nakhon) in southern Thailand, capital of the Nakhon Si Thammarat Province and the Nakhon Si Thammarat District. It is about 610 km (380 mi) south of Bangkok, on the east coast of the Malay Peninsula. The city was the administrative center 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 on the train station is north of Old Town. As of 2005, the city had a population of 105,417.


Nakhon Si Thammarat in Thailand offers a unique experience to travellers. The nearest major city to Nakhon Si Thammarat is Krabi. Krabi is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Tiger Cave Temple, Phra Nang Cave Beach, Railay Beach. A vacation to Nakhon Si Thammarat can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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  • Nakhon Si Thammarat: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Nakhon Si Thammarat for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Nakhon Si Thammarat - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 2.94 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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