Yaha District

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Yaha
ยะหา
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Yala Province
Amphoe location in Yala Province
Coordinates: 6°28′42″N 101°8′6″E / 6.47833°N 101.13500°E / 6.47833; 101.13500Coordinates: 6°28′42″N 101°8′6″E / 6.47833°N 101.13500°E / 6.47833; 101.13500
Country  Thailand
Province Yala
Area
 • Total 500.0 km2 (193.1 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 51,546
 • Density 103.1/km2 (267/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 95120
Geocode 9505

Yaha (Thai: ยะหา) is a district (Amphoe) in the western part of Yala Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The area of Yaha was separated from Mueang Yala to create the district in 1907.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Kabang of Yala province, Saba Yoi of Songkhla Province, Mueang Yala, Krong Pinang, Bannang Sata of Yala province again and the state Kedah of Malaysia.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 8 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 48 villages (muban). Yaha itself has township (thesaban tambon) status and covers parts of the tambon Yaha.

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Yaha ยะหา 8 13,252
2. La-ae ละแอ 6 3,778
3. Patae ปะแต 9 10,980
4. Baro บาโร๊ะ 7 7,961
6. Ta Chi ตาชี 6 1,939
7. Ba-ngoi Sinae บาโงยซิแน 6 6,849
8. Ka Tong กาตอง 6 6,787

Number 5 and 9 belong to the tambon which now form the district Kabang.

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