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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. Across the Malaysia–Thailand border by the Keroh pass is the state of Perak. Betong is popular with tourists from nearby 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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