The Emblem of Ranong

     The  first  Southern  province  bordering  the  Indian  Ocean  is Ranong, located some 568 kms. from  Bangkok.  Ranong  is  very  famous  even  though  it is very small occupying an area of only 3,298 square kilometers, because it is Thailand's rainiest province, and also its narrowest.
     The   Kra   Isthmus,   the  narrowest  part  of  the  Malayan  Peninsula  is Located   here.   Ranong   is   a   longnarrow   plot  of  land  extending  169 kms.  from  north  to  south,  and  only 9m kms. at its narrowest. Most of the province  is  rainforested mountains bordering on Chumphon to the north, Surat   Thani  and  Phangnga  to  the  south,  Chumphon  to  the  east  and Myammar  to  the  norhtwest.  Ranong is administratively divided into four Amphoes  and  one  King  Amphoe Amphoe Muang, Kra Brui, Kapoe, La-un and King Amphoe Suk Samran.

Connects which Amphoe Tha Sae (Chumphon) and Myanmar.
Connects with Amphoe Khirirat Nikom (Surat Thani) and Amphoe Khura Buri (Phang Nga).
Connects with Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Sawi and Amphoe Pha To (Chumphon).
Connects with Ko Song (Myanmar) and Indian Ocean.

From Ranong city of nearby Provinces
     -  Chumphon 122 kms.
     -   Ta Kua Pa 174 kms.
     -   Lang Suan-Surat Thani 223 kms.
     -   Phuket 300 kms.

From Ranong city to its districts
     -   Amphoe Kra Buri 57 kms.
     -   Amphoe La Un 43 kms.
     -   Amphoe Ka Poe 52 kms.
     -   King Amphoe Suk Samran 85 kms.