Borabue District

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Borabue
บรบือ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Maha Sarakham Province
Amphoe location in Maha Sarakham Province
Coordinates: 16°2′18″N 103°7′9″E / 16.03833°N 103.11917°E / 16.03833; 103.11917Coordinates: 16°2′18″N 103°7′9″E / 16.03833°N 103.11917°E / 16.03833; 103.11917
Country  Thailand
Province Maha Sarakham
Seat Borabue
Area
 • Total 681.6 km2 (263.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 108,256
 • Density 158.8/km2 (411/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 44130
Geocode 4406

Borabue (Thai: บรบือ) is a district (Amphoe) in the central part of Maha Sarakham Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Kosum Phisai, Mueang Maha Sarakham, Wapi Pathum, Na Chueak and Kut Rang.

History[edit]

In 1897 the district was established, then named Patchim Sarakham (ปจิมสารคาม). 1913 it was renamed to Thakhon Yang (ท่าขรยาง).[1] In 1914 the governor of Maha Sarakham granted the new name Borabue (at first spelled บ่อระบือ, later shortened to บรบือ).[2]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 15 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 203 villages (muban). Borabue is a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Borabue. There are further 15 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Borabue บรบือ 16 14,026
2. Bo Yai บ่อใหญ่ 17 13,275
4. Wang Chai วังไชย 10 5,004
5. Nong Muang หนองม่วง 13 6,489
6. Kamphi กำพี้ 15 6,979
7. Non Rasi โนนราษี 13 7,299
8. Non Daeng โนนแดง 19 11,732
10. Nong Chik หนองจิก 20 9,319
11. Bua Mat บัวมาศ 9 3,580
13. Nong Khu Khat หนองคูขาด 16 6,369
15. Wang Mai วังใหม่ 10 4,836
16. Yang ยาง 15 4,010
18. Nong Sim หนองสิม 10 5,521
19. Nong Ko หนองโก 10 5,669
20. Don Ngua ดอนงัว 10 4,148

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Kut Rang district.

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