Chumphon, Mueang Chumphon

Chumphon is located in Thailand
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 10°29′38″N 99°10′48″E / 10.49389°N 99.18°E / 10.49389; 99.18
Country Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand
Province Chumphon Province
District Amphoe Mueang Chumphon
Population (2005)
 - Total 33,522

Chumphon is a town (thesaban mueang) in southern Thailand, capital of the Chumphon Province and the Mueang Chumphon district. The city is located about 463 kilometers away from Bangkok. As of 2005 it has a population of 33,522.

The town covers the commune (tambon) Tha Taphao completely and parts of Bang Mak, Wang Phai, Na Thung, Tak Daet and Khun Krathing.

The main economic sector of Chumphon is agriculture.



There is a small bus system within the city itself. Trains and buses run to and from Bangkok everyday. Routes 1-4 all can be used to go to Chumphon.

Mentions in Popular Culture

  • In the science fiction novel The Chronoliths, Chumphon is the landing site of the first chronolith.

See also

Chumphon Province

External links

Coordinates: 10°29′38″N 99°10′48″E / 10.49389°N 99.18°E / 10.49389; 99.18

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