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During the reign of King Ramathibodi I of the Ayutthaya kingdom in the 14th century Phattalung became one of twelve royal cities. At the end of the 18th century King Rama I submitted the city to the Ministry of Defense, which was responsible for all the southern provinces. During the administrative reform by King Chulalongkorn Phattalung became part of the Monthon Nakhon Si Thammarat.
11.1% of the population are muslims.
|The provincial seal shows the 250 meter high Phu Khao Ok Thalu mountain, the symbol of the province.
The provincial tree as well as the provincial flower is the Sweet Shorea (Shorea roxburghii ).
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