Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park
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|Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park|
Ang Thong National Park from the view point of Ko Wua Talab
|Location||Surat Thani Province, Thailand|
|Governing body||National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment|
Mu Ko Ang Thong is a marine national park in the Gulf of Thailand, at the shore of the Surat Thani Province. It covers 42 islands in a total area of 102 km², of which only 18 km² are land. The park was established on November 12, 1980.
The name Ang Thong (Thai: อ่างทอง) means bowl of gold, while Mu Ko (หมู่เกาะ) simply means group of islands.
Since 2002 the park is also registered as Ramsar site number 1184.
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