Koh Phangan Maps

Koh Phangan is located in the central part of the Gulf of Siam, as a district island in Suratthani province. Koh Phangan covers an area of 168 sqm with over 70% as mountains and tropical forest. It is about 100 kilometers from Suratthani mainland or just 20 kilometers from Koh Samui.

Ko Pha Ngan (or Koh Phangan, Thai: เกาะพะงัน, RTGS: Ko Pha-ngan, is an island in the Gulf of Thailand in South East Thailand. It is famous for its full moon party at Haad Rin Beach and as a backpackers destination. Ko Pha Ngan has two sister islands: the larger Ko Samui to the south and the smaller Ko Tao to the north.

 

  • Area: about 168 km
  • Estimated perimeter: 50 km EST. (10hrs average walking time)
  • Province: Surat Thani
  • From mainland: about 55 km
  • From Ko Samui: about 15 km
  • From Ko Tao: about 35 km
  • Population: 11,846 (2004)
  • Main town: Thong Sala
  • Highest Point: Khao Ra, 630m asl.