Bua Yai District
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Bua Yai Junction Railway Station
Amphoe location in Nakhon Ratchasima Province
|• Total||271.6 km2 (104.9 sq mi)|
|• Density||319.5/km2 (828/sq mi)|
|Time zone||THA (UTC+7)|
Bua Yai dates back to the frontier town called Dan Nok (ด่านนอก). The center of the town was Ban Nong Lang Yai. In 1868, it was upgraded to be Amphoe Dan Nok and the town center was moved to Ban Nong Lang Noi. The district office was moved again to Ban Bua Yai in 1905, and the district was renamed accordingly. The office was 3 km from the Bua Yai railway junction. The presence of the railway spurred development of the village Ban Fat Fueay which became the new location of the district office in 1951.
|7.||Nong Bua Sa-at||หนองบัวสะอาด|
|24.||Nong Chaeng Yai||หนองแจ้งใหญ่|
The missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Kaeng Sanam Nang, Sida and Bua Lai.
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