On the western shores of Thailand facing the Andaman Sea, Krabi Town is a beach resort town on Phang Nga Bay in the province of Krabi. The town is right at the point where the Krabi River reaches the bay.
Maps of Krabi, Thailand
Maps of Krabi Town and the province reveal the outlines of boundaries. Rivers, the bay and motorways are also obvious. The topographic map makes clear the lines of mountains and hills in the region. Those visiting Krabi will do well to have a map of the province and town of Krabi to which they can confer as they wish during their travels.
Features of Krabi, Thailand’s Geography and Landscape
Andaman Sea – The body of seawater along the western coast of Thailand where Krabi is located, the Andaman Sea is part of the South China Sea.
Coastal Plain – Krabi has a delta river plain as rivers and streams drain and flow from the areas of higher elevations to empty into the Andaman Sea.
Coastal Waters – Krabi is not far from Koh Phi Phi. Around these islands are spectacular coral reefs.
Phang Nga Bay – The bay covers a distance of about 400 square kilometres. The natural bay flows beside the Malay Peninsula on its eastern side, and the island of Phuket is on its western side.
Seaside Coast – The town does have a sandy beach on the bay. Along the coast near the town is also found rock formations, caves and jungle vegetation.