Kong Krailat District

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Kong Krailat
กงไกรลาศ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Sukhothai Province
Amphoe location in Sukhothai Province
Coordinates: 16°57′9″N 99°58′34″E / 16.95250°N 99.97611°E / 16.95250; 99.97611Coordinates: 16°57′9″N 99°58′34″E / 16.95250°N 99.97611°E / 16.95250; 99.97611
Country  Thailand
Province Sukhothai
Seat Ban Krang
Area
 • Total 502.382 km2 (193.971 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 64,521
 • Density 128.4/km2 (333/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 64170
Geocode 6404

Kong Krailat (Thai: กงไกรลาศ) is a district (Amphoe) in the southeastern part of Sukhothai Province, northern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the southwest clockwise): Khiri Mat and Mueang Sukhothai of Sukhothai Province, Phrom Phiram and Bang Rakam of Phitsanulok Province.

History[edit]

The district was renamed from Ban Krai to Kong Krailat in 1939.[1]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 11 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 126 villages (muban). The township (thesaban tambon) Kong Krailat covers parts of tambon Kong, Ban Krang and Pa Faek. There are further 10 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Kong กง 13 5,947
2. Ban Krang บ้านกร่าง 12 4,175
3. Krai Nok ไกรนอก 15 4,501
4. Krai Klang ไกรกลาง 8 3,924
5. Krai Nai ไกรใน 15 7,973
6. Dong Dueai ดงเดือย 11 6,478
7. Pa Faek ป่าแฝก 13 6,102
8. Kok Raet กกแรต 12 5,252
9. Tha Chanuan ท่าฉนวน 12 9,888
10. Nong Tum หนองตูม 7 5,400
11. Ban Mai Suk Kasem บ้านใหม่สุขเกษม 8 4,881

References[edit]

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

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