Ranong is the first province of the South of Thailand, located on the Andaman Coast which is 568 km. from Bangkok. It is a small town with the Kra Isthmus - the narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula. The longest part of the city is 169 km. long and the widest part is 44 km. long. The narrowest part is in Amphur Kraburi which is 9 km wide. The cityfs most geographic features are mountain and forests.