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Songkhla (Thai: สงขลา, pronounced [sǒŋ.kʰlǎː]), also known as Singgora or Singora (Pattani Malay: ซิงกอรา), is a city (thesaban nakhon) in Songkhla Province of southern Thailand, near the border with Malaysia. As of 2006 it had a population of 75,048. Songkhla lies 968 km south of Bangkok. Despite being smaller than the neighboring city Hat Yai, Songkhla is the capital of Songkhla Province as well as the Mueang Songkhla district (Songkhla town district). Due to its location at the opening of Songkhla Lake to the Gulf of Thailand, Songkhla is a fishing town and also an important harbour. It is the major seaport on the east side of the Isthmus of Kra.


Songkhla in Thailand awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Songkhla. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Hat Yai, Thailand. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Hat Yai for its bountiful attractions like Lee Garden Plaza, Municipal Park, Floating Market on your trip to Songkhla. To reach Songkhla, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Hat Yai International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Songkhla are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Songkhla*

  • Pollution Statistics in Songkhla

    Know the pollution level of Songkhla before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
  • Songkhla: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Songkhla - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.1 (High)
    • Climate Index 59.83 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 31.03 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Songkhla

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Songkhla

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.09 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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