Mueang Songkhla ( Thai: เมืองสงขลา) is the capital district ( ) of Amphoe Mueang Songkhla Province, southern Thailand.
Geography [ edit ]
A Fishermen Village in Tambon Bo Yang
Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise)
Chana, Na Mom, Hat Yai and Singhanakhon of Songkhla Province. To the east is the Gulf of Thailand.
The northern part of the district is the
History [ edit ]
The name Songkhla is actually the
Thai corruption of Singgora, its original name means 'the city of lions' in Malay. This refers to a lion-shaped mountain near the city of Songkhla.
Administration [ edit ]
The district is subdivided into 6 subdistricts (
), which are further subdivided into 46 villages ( tambon ). The city ( muban ) thesaban nakhon Songkhla covers the whole tambon Bo Yang. There are further 5 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).
Khao Rup Chang