Thung Saliam District

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Thung Saliam
ทุ่งเสลี่ยม
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Sukhothai Province
Amphoe location in Sukhothai Province
Coordinates: 17°19′15″N 99°33′39″E / 17.32083°N 99.56083°E / 17.32083; 99.56083Coordinates: 17°19′15″N 99°33′39″E / 17.32083°N 99.56083°E / 17.32083; 99.56083
Country  Thailand
Province Sukhothai
Seat Thung Saliam
Area
 • Total 569.932 km2 (220.052 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 49,962
 • Density 87.66/km2 (227.0/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 64150
Geocode 6409

Thung Saliam (Thai: ทุ่งเสลี่ยม) is a district (Amphoe) of Sukhothai Province, northern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise): Si Satchanalai, Sawankhalok, Si Samrong and Ban Dan Lan Hoi of Sukhothai Province, and Thoen of Lampang Province.

History[edit]

The minor district (King Amphoe) Thung Saliam was established in 1957, when the two tambon Thung Saliam and Klang Dong were split off from Sawankhalok district.[1] It was upgraded to a full district in 1959.[2]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 5 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 59 villages (muban). The subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) Thung Saliam covers parts of tambon Thung Saliam, and Khao Kaeo Si Sombun the whole same-named subdistrict. There are further 4 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.[3]
1. Ban Mai Chai Mongkhon บ้านใหม่ไชยมงคล 09 07,179
2. Thai Chana Suek ไทยชนะศึก 11 08,274
3. Thung Saliam ทุ่งเสลี่ยม 13 14,303
4. Klang Dong กลางดง 15 12,207
5. Khao Kaeo Si Sombun เขาแก้วศรีสมบูรณ์ 11 07,999

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