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Ko Yao Destination Guide

Discover Ko Yao in Thailand

Ko Yao in the region of Phangnga is a town located in Thailand - some 411 mi or ( 661 km ) South of Bangkok , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Ko Yao

Local time in Ko Yao is now 07:32 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Bangkok " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ban Tha Ruea, Ban Lo Pa Ret, Wiang Sa, Trang, and Thung Song. When in this area, you might want to check out Ban Tha Ruea . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ko Yao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Inner Peace Retreat in Thailand , June 2011 - Peace Revolution

8:37 min by PeaceRevolution2010
Views: 4985 Rating: 5.00

This is a story of a group of young Peace Activists who have a dream to bring about peace in the world. They have discovered inner peace in themselves from ancient wisdom that have changed their lives ..

Пхи-пхи декабрь 2009.MTS

2:05 min by Brakebuy
Views: 4318 Rating: 5.00

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Thailand aerials

3:01 min by duomox
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Shot by Hexacopter XL, Canon 550D, gimbal by Kefir. For more information visit www.copter8.com ..

Snorkeling in Koh Yao Noi

0:50 min by deepbluevideos
Views: 2691 Rating: 5.00

Snorkeling in Koh Yao Noi, Thailand 2009 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Ko Yao Yai (island)

Ko Yao Yai (island) is the largest island in the Ko Yao Archipelago. The island group is situated in the Phang Nga Bay in the Phang Nga province of Thailand. Ko Yao Yai means Big Yao Island. The other main island of the group is Ko Yao Noi (Little Yao Island), located off Ko Yao Yai's northern side and separated from it by a narrow sound. The population of Ko Yao Yai is about 8,000, whereas the population of Ko Yao Noi is about 4,500. The population is mostly Sunni Muslim.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.00 98.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Geography of Phang Nga Province, Islands of Thailand, Islands of the Andaman Sea

Thai Airways Flight 365

Thai Airways Flight 365 was a Thai Airways Company Boeing 737-2P5 with registration number HS-TBC. Flight 365 was on a scheduled flight from Hat Yai International Airport to Phuket International Airport on 31 August 1987. On this flight there were a total of 83 people: 74 passengers and 9 crew. The Boeing 737 was delivered to Thai Airways in 1980 and had no previous adverse incident history. The meteorological conditions were good as Flight 365 approached Phuket International Airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.13 98.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by pilot error, Aviation accidents and incidents caused by air traffic controller error, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1987, Aviation accidents and incidents in Thailand, Thai Airways Company accidents and incidents

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay is a 400 km² bay in the Andaman Sea between the island of Phuket and the mainland of the Malay peninsula of southern Thailand. Since 1981, an extensive section of the bay has been protected as the Ao Phang Nga National Park. The Park is situated in Phang Nga Province, at 08°17'N 098°36'E. Limestone cliffs with caves, collapsed cave systems and archaeological sites are found about Phang Nga Bay. Some 10,000 years ago, when sea levels were lower, one could walk from Phuket and Krabi.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.28 98.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Andaman Sea, Bays of Thailand, Geography of Phang Nga Province, National parks of Thailand

Khao Phing Kan

Khao Phing Kan or Ko Khao Phing Kan (เกาะเขาพิงกัน) is a pair of islands on the west coast of Thailand, in the Phang Nga Bay, Andaman Sea. About 40 metres from its shores lies a 20 metres (66 ft) tall islet Ko Tapu or Khao Tapu. The island is a part of the Ao Phang Nga National Park. Since 1974, when it was featured in the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun, it is popularly called James Bond Island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.28 98.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Geography of Phang Nga Province, Islands of Thailand, Stacks (geology), The Man with the Golden Gun (film)

HMS Stoic (P231)

HMS Stoic was an S class submarine of the Royal Navy, and part of the Third Group built of that class. She was built by Cammell Laird and launched on April 9, 1943. So far she has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Stoic.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.90 98.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: 1943 ships, British S-class submarines (1931), World War II submarines of the United Kingdom

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Ko Yao