Bang Bon District

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Bang Bon
บางบอน
Khet
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Country  Thailand
Province Bangkok
Seat Bang Bon
Khwaeng 1
Khet established March 6, 1998
Area
 • Total 34.745 km2 (13.415 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 93,225
 • Density 2,683/km2 (6,950/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 10150
Geocode 1050

Bang Bon (Thai: บางบอน; IPA: [bāːŋ bɔ̄ːn]) is one of the 50 districts (Khet) of Bangkok, Thailand. Its neighbors, clockwise from north, are Bang Khae, Phasi Charoen, Chom Thong, and Bang Khun Thian districts of Bangkok, Amphoe Mueang and Amphoe Krathum Baen of Samut Sakhon Province, and Nong Khaem of Bangkok.

History[edit]

Formerly Bang Bon was a tambon of amphoe Bang Khun Thian in Thon Buri province, prior to the joining of Thon Buri and Phra Nakhon into a single province, after which it was a sub-district of Bang Khun Thian district.

On October 14, 1997, Bang Bon was split from Bang Khun Thian and established as a new district, and the district office opened on March 6, 1998. Its district office was the last office of Bangkok's 50 districts to open, first established temporarily at the Thepyada Arak Fresh Market building, but later moved to a permanent location at 1 Soi Ekachai 135/1 (Suea To) on Ekachai Road.

Administration[edit]

The district is sub-divided into 1 sub-district (Khwaeng).

1. Bang Bon  บางบอน

Places[edit]

  • Wat Bang Bon

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is an important part of the area economy. Among Bang Bon famous products are Nam Dok Mai mangos, coconuts, orchids and lotus.

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