Phang Nga

Phang Nga (Thai: พังงา, RTGSPhangnga, pronounced [pʰāŋ.ŋāː]) is a town (thesaban mueang) in southern Thailand, capital of Phang Nga Province. The town covers the whole tambon Thai Chang of Mueang Phang Nga district. As of 2005 it had a population of 9,559 and covered an area of 6.75 km². Phang Nga is 764 km from Bangkok by road.

The municipal administration was created on 11 February 1937.[1] The town is subdivided into nine wards (chumchon).