Yala is a city and seat of Mueang Yala District and Yala Province, southern Thailand. The common and area capital, it is 137 kilometers by street southeast of Hat Yai. The eastern piece of the city is a piece of the neighboring tambon of Sateng Nok. Starting at 2010 the tambon had an aggregate populace of 76,853, up from 65,503 individuals announced in 2005. It lies on the outskirt with Pattani Province in the north of Yala Province. It lies on Thailand Route 4106, south of Khao Tum and north of Krong Pinang. Yala railroad station is on the State Railway of Thailand Southern Line. Yala is around 1,100 km south of Bangkok. Yala used to be a piece of the Pattani kingdom.
At the point when Ayutthaya was caught by the Burmese, Yala, alongside other southern states, wound up free. Yala was again included as a major aspect of Thailand around 41 years after the fact. In September 1977, the King and Queen of Thailand barely maintained a strategic distance from death after a bomb detonated close-by amid a visit. On 9 October, policemen from the twelfth Provincial Police Headquarters and the Yala Provincial Police Headquarters captured Abdun Romae Haron, Mae Prachu, and Choning Saing on accuses of contriving of the got away convicts Hayi Masae, Choya Samae, and Abdun Romae in endeavoring to murder the rulers.