Diocese Surat Thani
The Diözese was created 1969 by allocation of the diocese Ratchaburi and is subordinated to the ore diocese Bangkok as Suffraganbistum. It covers the entire south of Thailand to including the province Prachuap Khiri Khan on the Isthmus of Kra. The region was evangelisiert by the Don Bosco Salesianern, which arrived here 1930.
The Diözese has an expansion of 76.562 km ², 9.015.380 inhabitants, of it 6,682 catholics. There are 20 Pfarreien, 10 churches without firm minister, 42 priests (8 world priests, 32 medal priests, two Fidei donum - priests), 99 medal sisters, 10 large seminarists and 33 small seminarists.