Mu Ko Samui

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Mu Ko Samui is a group of islands in the Gulf of Thailand. Together they have a population of 78,000 (2012). The islands are split between 3 different districts :

Table of Islands[edit]

Nr Island District Province Capital Other Cities Area (km²) Population[a] Notes
1 Amphoe Ko Pha Ngan Amphoe Ko Pha Ngan Surat Thani Province Thong Sala Mae Hat 147.0 15,435 District is in Mu Ko Samui.
1.1 Ko Pha Ngan Amphoe Ko Pha Ngan Surat Thani Province Thong Sala Wat Khao Tam, Ban Tai, Ban Nok 125.0 13,705
1.2 Ko Maa Amphoe Ko Pha Ngan Surat Thani Province Green Bar Beach 0.1 2
1.3 Ko Nang Yuan Amphoe Ko Pha Ngan Surat Thani Province Nang Yuan Dive Resort 0.44 10
1.4 Ko Tao Amphoe Ko Pha Ngan Surat Thani Province Mae Hat Chalok Ban Kao, Hin Wong, Sairee 21 1,713
1.5 More Ko Pha Ngan Islands Amphoe Ko Pha Ngan Surat Thani Province Ko Tae Nok Ko Tae Nai, Ko Than Sadet Kong 0.46 5
2 Amphoe Ko Samui Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province Nathon Lipa Noi 270.5 63,000 The district also includes the northern (32 km², population 440) of Mu Ko Ang Thong with Ko Phaluai
2.1 Ko Fan Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province Ko Fan Noi Ko Fan Yai 0.07 0 This is the location of Wat Phra Yai, the Big Buddha Temple, adjacent to Bang Rak, Ko Samui
2.2 Ko Mat Lang Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province Laem Son 0.26 0
2.3 Ko Matsum Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province Treasure Resort Naga Pearl Farm, Nong Matsum 0.31 18 Also known as Mudsum
2.4 Ko Samui Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province Nathon Lipa Noi 228.7 62,500
2.5 Ko Som Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province Ko Som 0.19 2
2.6 Ko Taen Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province Ko Taen Laem Hua Kruat, Ao Tok, Laem Hua Sai, Ao Ok 7.5 30
2.7 More Ko Samui Islands Amphoe Ko Samui Surat Thani Province 0.47 0
3 Amphoe Khanom Amphoe Khanom Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Khanom 433,926 28,000 The district includes also a huge part of mainland Thailand.
3.1 Mu Ko Thale Tai Amphoe Khanom Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Ko Rap Ko Wang Nai, Ko Wang Nak 2.0 2  
  Mu Ko Samui Mu Ko Samui Mostly Surat Thani Province Nathon Thong Sala 386.5 78,000

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  1. ^ Island area and population data retrieved from the 2012 census

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