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An in-depth look into Krabi geography

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The Krabi geography consists mainly of flat plains and highlands. Its soil is sandy and encourages agriculture of rubber trees, mangos, coconuts, palms and coffee. There is also natural forest of mangrove and cassia trees found here.

Krabi geography shows River Krabi providing irrigation for Krabi

The Krabi River is 5 km long and flows through the city to fall into the Andaman at Tambon Pak Nam. It helps in the irrigation of the island and adds to the fertility of the soil. Khlong Pakasi, Khlong Krabi Noi and Khlong Krabi Yai are streams found in the high range of mountains of Krabi, the Khao Phanom Bencha.

Broken islands and stretches of land on the mainland and cluster of about 130 islands constitute the physical features of Krabi geography. The group of islands found on the shores of Andaman Sea has all geographical ingredients to make this island a dream destination. Its cliffs, lush green mangroves, powdery sandy beaches and natural forests all make Krabi geography a paradise.

The cliffs of Krabi geography constitute the best rock climbing site in the world

The solitary limestone hills standing tall both in the sea and land make it the most notable landmark in Krabi geography. In fact, these cliffs are considered to be the best rock climbing site in the world, attracting climbers from all over the world. It is the cliff at Railay beach that most climbers consider to be unconquerable.

To offer a comfortable administration in Krabi, Krabi geography is divided into 8 apmhoes or districts. These Krabi geography districts include Amphoe Muang, Khlong Thom, Khao Phanom, Koh Lanta, Ao Luek, Lam Thap, Nuea Khlong and Plai Phraya.

The Koh Phi Phi islands are considered to be the most attractive islands found in Krabi geography. It is only on visiting Krabi that you find that there are lots in the island that help in adding glamour to Krabi geography. So come visit the island and explore its wonders of nature.


Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008