Thung Yang Daeng District

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Thung Yang Daeng
ทุ่งยางแดง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Pattani Province
Amphoe location in Pattani Province
Coordinates: 6°37′3″N 101°25′33″E / 6.61750°N 101.42583°E / 6.61750; 101.42583Coordinates: 6°37′3″N 101°25′33″E / 6.61750°N 101.42583°E / 6.61750; 101.42583
Country  Thailand
Province Pattani
Seat Talo Maena
Area
 • Total 114.97 km2 (44.39 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 20,203
 • Density 175.7/km2 (455/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 94140
Geocode 9406

Thung Yang Daeng (Thai: ทุ่งยางแดง) is a district (Amphoe) of Pattani Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The minor district (King Amphoe) Thung Yang Daeng was created on May 16, 1977, when four tambon were split from Mayo district.[1] On July 4, 1994 it was upgraded to a full district.[2]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Raman of Yala Province, Yarang, Mayo, Sai Buri and Kapho of Pattani Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 4 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 22 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and 4 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Talo Mae Na ตะโละแมะนา 4 2,983
2. Phithen พิเทน 7 7,481
3. Nam Dam น้ำดำ 4 3,122
4. Paku ปากู 7 6,617

References[edit]

  1. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง แบ่งท้องที่อำเภอมายอ จังหวัดปัตตานี ตั้งเป็นกิ่งอำเภอทุ่งยางแดง. Royal Gazette (in Thai) 94 (44 ง): 2177. May 24, 1977. 
  2. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอเปือยน้อย ... และอำเภอศรีวิไล พ.ศ. ๒๕๓๗. Royal Gazette (in Thai) 111 (21 ก): 32–35. June 3, 1994. 

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