Phuket is expected to be distorted from the word Bukit (the Malayan meaning mountain) or knew, but on behalf of the ancient city of Thalang, the province in Southern Thailand Geography different from other provinces, totally is the largest island in Thailand, Phuket is a province near the north eastern province of Phang Nga and Krabi provinces are.
The island surrounded by the Andaman Sea. And the island of Phuket in territory south and east. In addition to travel by boat to Phuket and then. You can travel by car, which has only one path through Phang Nga province Sarasin Bridge and Saphan Khu parallel Thao is a bridge into the city Thepkrasattri. And air, which supports the Phuket International Airport. Airport is located north of the island.
History of Phuket
Phuket is the same word for word means Packages Phu Kaew. Match the original meaning, which the Tamil people call Manee Kram Act 1568 as evidence of Phuket is known navigator of the route between China and India. Through the Malayan. The oldest evidence is Maritime geography books and maps of Ptolemy, when about 700 BC and the second trip down to the airport from Cape Malayan. This must be pointed Jungceylono of island
Of Thai history. Phuket is part of the Kingdom of porn Links. The period until kingdom Siritham city. Run island that Thalang town lead to a 11 cities in 12 cities Zodiac brand with the dog. To the Sukhothai period. Thalang town to town in the Takua Pa in Ayutthaya Hollander to storage location to purchase in from Phuket town.