The word Phuket is pronounced pū'kĭt and Thailand is pronounced as
tī'lănd', -lənd.(tlnd, -lnd)
It's pronounced "poo-KET"
Thai is a tonal language, so tones matter if you want to speak Thai words correctly and be understood. Non-Thai speakers will say "Poo-ket" all in a normal speaking voice. The correct Thai pronunciation is: "Poo-get" (middle tone-low tone). "Poo" is spoken using a normal voice tone "get" (more of a G sound than a K sound) is dropped or spoken a bit lower in tone.
Thailand is pronounced "Tie-land" NOT "Thigh-land"
Phuket is an island is Thailand. Phuket is also a province and is capital is Phuket-city.
Phang Nga is NOT an island but a province on the mainland of Thailand, just north of Phuket. Phuket is a town on the island of Phuket, which all together is in the province of Phuket, just south of the province of Phang Nga.
The driving distance from Bangkok, Thailand to Phuket, Thailand is 840km
The driving distance from Bangkok, Thailand to Phuket, Thailand is about 530 miles.
The Currency used in Thailand Phuket is Bhat
The flight time from Bangkok, Thailand to Phuket, Thailand is abut 51 minutes.
The air distance from Bangkok, Thailand, to Phuket, Thailand, is 426 miles. That equals 686 kilometers or 370 nautical miles.
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The time difference between America and Phuket Thailand depends on your location in the United States. If you are located on the east coast there is an eleven hour difference with it being ahead in Phuket Thailand.
From Bangkok to Phuket 430 miles / 692.02 km / 373.66 nautical miles