Ban Bueng District

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Ban Bueng
บ้านบึง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Chonburi Province
Amphoe location in Chonburi Province
Coordinates: 13°18′41″N 101°6′44″E / 13.31139°N 101.11222°E / 13.31139; 101.11222Coordinates: 13°18′41″N 101°6′44″E / 13.31139°N 101.11222°E / 13.31139; 101.11222
Country  Thailand
Province Chonburi
Seat Ban Bueng
Tambon 8
Area
 • Total 646.3 km2 (249.5 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 93,401
 • Density 144.5/km2 (374/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 20170
Geocode 2002

Ban Bueng (Thai: บ้านบึง; IPA: [bâːn bɯ̄ŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Chonburi Province, Thailand.

Geography[edit]

The district is located in the center of Chonburi Province in the Khao Khiao Massif area.

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Phan Thong, Phanat Nikhom, Bo Thong, Nong Yai, Si Racha and Mueang Chonburi.

History[edit]

The district was created in 1921 as a minor district (king amphoe).[1] 1938 it was elevated to full district status.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 8 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 52 villages (muban). Ban Bueng itself has town (thesaban mueang) status and covers parts of tambon Ban Bueng. Nong Phai Kaeo and Khlong Kio each have township (thesaban tambon) status, both townships covering parts of the same-named tambon.

Nr. Name Thai name Villages Inh.     
1. Ban Bueng บ้านบึง 5 23,509
2. Khlong Kio คลองกิ่ว 9 18,955
3. Map Phai มาบไผ่ 6 4,914
4. Nong Samsak หนองซ้ำซาก 4 5,386
5. Nong Bon Daeng หนองบอนแดง 6 5,566
6. Nong Chak หนองชาก 5 9,408
7. Nong Irun หนองอิรุณ 12 16,217
8. Nong Phai Kaeo หนองไผ่แก้ว 5 9,446

References[edit]

  1. ^ แจ้งความกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง ตั้งกิ่งอำเภอบ้านบึงและยุบกิ่งอำเภอท่าประชุมชน. Royal Gazette (in Thai) 38 (0 ง): 342–343. May 8, 1921.