Khiri Mat District

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Khiri Mat
คีรีมาศ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Sukhothai Province
Amphoe location in Sukhothai Province
Coordinates: 16°50′0″N 99°48′6″E / 16.83333°N 99.80167°E / 16.83333; 99.80167Coordinates: 16°50′0″N 99°48′6″E / 16.83333°N 99.80167°E / 16.83333; 99.80167
Country  Thailand
Province Sukhothai
Seat Tanot
Area
 • Total 521.9 km2 (201.5 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 56,585
 • Density 108.4/km2 (281/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 64160
Geocode 6403

Khiri Mat (Thai: คีรีมาศ) is the southernmost district (Amphoe) of Sukhothai Province, northern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the northwest clockwise) Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Mueang Sukhothai and Kong Krailat of Sukhothai Province, Bang Rakam of Phitsanulok Province and Phran Kratai of Kamphaeng Phet Province.

History[edit]

The district was renamed from Tanot to Khiri Mat in 1939.[1]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 10 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 101 villages (muban). There are two townships (thesaban tambon) - Tanot covers parts of tambon Tanot, and Thung Luang the whole tambon Thung Luang. There are further 9 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Tanot โตนด 17 9,344
2. Thung Luang ทุ่งหลวง 13 7,807
3. Ban Pom บ้านป้อม 9 4,917
4. Sam Phuang สามพวง 10 5,105
5. Si Khiri Mat ศรีคีรีมาศ 11 5,203
6. Nong Chik หนองจิก 12 7,946
7. Na Choeng Khiri นาเชิงคีรี 10 5,776
8. Nong Krading หนองกระดิ่ง 6 3,418
9. Ban Nam Phu บ้านน้ำพุ 8 5,017
10. Thung Yang Mueang ทุ่งยางเมือง 5 2,052

References[edit]

  1. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาเปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ กิ่งอำเภอ และตำบลบางแห่ง พุทธศักราช ๒๔๘๒. Royal Gazette (in Thai) 56 (0 ก): 354–364. April 17, 1939. 

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