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Betong

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Betong is a town in southern Thailand, near the boundary to Malaysia. It is the capital of Betong district, the southernmost district of Yala Province. As of 2005, the town has a population of 24,688.Betong is the southernmost town of Thailand and, being located by the border with the Malaysian state of Perak, is popular with tourists from Malaysia.EtymologyThe name Betong is actually the Thai corruption of Betung, its original Malay name means 'bamboo'.HistoryThe town was created as a local administration unit on September 30, 1939, when the subdistrict municipality was set up. The town was upgraded to thesaban mueang status on February 20, 2004.
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Primarily made up of budget-friendly hotels and guesthouses, Betong's accommodations cluster in the town center and cater to international backpackers stopping here before hopping over the border to Malaysia. The pricier and more luxurious options are particularly popular with Malaysian tourists, with families enjoying poolside holidays at the roomier and more upscale resort-style hotels.
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