Rong Kwang District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Amphoe Rong Kwang)
Jump to: navigation, search
Rong Kwang
ร้องกวาง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Phrae Province
Amphoe location in Phrae Province
Coordinates: 18°20′23″N 100°19′3″E / 18.33972°N 100.31750°E / 18.33972; 100.31750Coordinates: 18°20′23″N 100°19′3″E / 18.33972°N 100.31750°E / 18.33972; 100.31750
Country  Thailand
Province Phrae
Seat Rong Kwang
Area
 • Total 631.4 km2 (243.8 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 51,016
 • Density 81.4/km2 (211/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 54140
Geocode 5402

Rong Kwang (Thai: ร้องกวาง; IPA: [rɔ́ːŋ kwāːŋ]) is a district (Amphoe) in the northeastern part of Phrae Province, northern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the southwest clockwise) Mueang Phrae, Nong Muang Khai, Song of Phrae Province, Wiang Sa, Na Noi and Na Muen of Nan Province.

History[edit]

The minor district (King Amphoe) Rong Kwang was upgraded to a full district in 1909.[1]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 11 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 93 villages (muban). The township (thesaban tambon) Rong Kwang covers parts of tambon Rong Kwang and parts of tambon Rong Khem and Thung Si. There are further 9 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.[2]
01. Rong Kwang ร้องกวาง 14 6,996
04. Rong Khem ร้องเข็ม 11 5,135
05. Nam Lao น้ำเลา 10 5,578
06. Ban Wiang บ้านเวียง 14 7,591
07. Thung Si ทุ่งศรี 05 3,320
08. Mae Yang Tan แม่ยางตาล 10 5,238
09. Mae Yang Ho แม่ยางฮ่อ 05 3,128
10. Phai Thon ไผ่โทน 09 4,192
13. Huai Rong ห้วยโรง 08 3,042
14. Mae Sai แม่ทราย 04 2,851
15. Mae Yang Rong แม่ยางร้อง 06 3,945

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Nong Muang Khai district.

References[edit]

External links[edit]