🇹🇭 Prachuap Khiri Khan is the capital of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province and is on the coast at one of the narrowest stretches in Thailand, only 10 km (6.2 mi) from the border with Myanmar at Dan Sing Khon in the Tenasserim Hills. The area has large pineapple and coconut industries, in addition to being popular with Thai tourists. The town is 291 km south of Bangkok by road.
Transportation Prachuap Khiri Khan can be reached from Bangkok by train on the Southern Line from Hua Lamphong railway station.
The main road, which runs past the city from north to south, is Route 4 (Phetkasem Road). To the north, this road connects to Phetchaburi, Ratchaburi and Bangkok; to the south, it connects to Chumphon, Ranong, Phang Nga, Krabi, Trang, Phatthalung and the border with Malaysia near Sadao. Prachuap Khiri Khan is served by Prachuap Airport, at the south end of town.
Industry Australian company ASC and Thai company Silkline International formed a joint venture to build three Keka-class patrol boats for the Royal Thai Navy at Silkline's yard at Pak Nam Pran in Prachuap Khiri Khan.
Prachuap Khiri Khan has a population of over 54,020 people. Prachuap Khiri Khan also forms the centre of the wider Prachuap Khiri Khan Province which has a population of over 548,815 people.
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