Palian District

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Palian
ปะเหลียน
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Trang Province
Amphoe location in Trang Province
Coordinates: 7°10′18″N 99°41′12″E / 7.17167°N 99.68667°E / 7.17167; 99.68667Coordinates: 7°10′18″N 99°41′12″E / 7.17167°N 99.68667°E / 7.17167; 99.68667
Country  Thailand
Province Trang
Seat Tha Kham
Area
 • Total 973.13 km2 (375.73 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 62,914
 • Density 64.7/km2 (168/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 92120
Geocode 9204

Palian (Thai: ปะเหลียน) is a district (Amphoe) in the southern part of Trang Province, Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Kong Ra, Tamot and Pa Bon of Phatthalung Province, Khuan Kalong, Manang and Thung Wa of Satun Province, Hat Samran and Yan Ta Khao of Trang Province.

History[edit]

Originally named Yong Sata (หยงสตา), it was renamed to Palian in 1939.[1]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 10 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 85 villages (muban). Tha Kham is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Tha Kham. There are further 10 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Tha Kham ท่าข้าม 9 8,296
2. Thung Yao ทุ่งยาว 7 6,447
3. Palian ปะเหลียน 14 10,932
4. Bang Duan บางด้วน 6 4,103
7. Ban Na บ้านนา 12 9,565
9. Suso สุโสะ 11 6,417
10. Li Phang ลิพัง 7 5,591
11. Ko Sukon เกาะสุกร 4 2,454
12. Tha Phaya ท่าพญา 4 3,504
13. Laem Som แหลมสอม 11 5,605
 Map of tambon

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Hat Samran district.

References[edit]

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

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