Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Usage Thai, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Lao, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish
Scripts สงขลา(Thai) सोंगख्ला(Hindi) ສົງຂາ(Lao) Сонгхла(Tajik)
From the Malay name سيڠڬورا (Singgora) meaning "city of lions", ultimately from Sanskrit सिंहपुर (siṃhá-pura), which refers to a lion-shaped mountain near the city of Songkhla. This is the name of a province and city in southern Thailand.