Songkhla is a border province in Southern Thailand. Its neighboring provinces are Satun, Phatthalung, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Pattani, Yala and adjoining the state of Kedah in Malaysia. It located approximately 950 km south from Bangkok.
Songkhla has fine beaches, enchanting waterfalls, and a tranquil lake - a manifestation of its abundant natural resources. The bustling town of Hat Yai is the province's main shopping, commercial and entertainment centre, and a magnet for visitors from Malaysia as well as Singapore. It serves as a transportation and communications hub of the South, with this bustling town linking with various destinations in the neighboring provinces in Thailand and in Malaysia.