Krabi (Thai: กระบี่) is a town (thesaban mueang) on the west coast of southern Thailand at the mouth of the Krabi River into the Andaman Sea. As of 2005 the town has a population of 24,986. The town is the capital of Krabi Province and Krabi district. Tourism has become the most important feature of Krabi today. With its beautiful beaches and unspoiled islands, Krabi is now one of the most famous tourist destinations in Thailand.