Buketa

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Buketa
บูเก๊ะตา
Buketa is located in Thailand
Buketa
Buketa
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 5°50′36″N 101°52′53″E / 5.84333°N 101.88139°E / 5.84333; 101.88139
Country Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand
Province Narathiwat
District Amphoe Waeng
Population (2007)
 • Total 4,079

Buketa (Thai: บูเก๊ะตา) is a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) in Waeng district, Narathiwat Province, Thailand. It covers an area of 7.04 km2 (2.72 sq mi) of the subdistrict Lochut, and as of 2007 has a population of 4,079.[1] The municipality lies west of the Kolok River.

History[edit]

The municipality was created as a sanitary district (sukhaphiban) in 1993.[2] Like all sanitary districts it was upgraded to a subdistrict municipality in 1999.[3]

Traffic[edit]

A crossing on the Malaysia-Thailand border to the neighboring Malaysian town of Bukit Bunga in Kelantan state was opened in December 2007,[4] crossing the Kolok River with the Bukit Bunga-Ban Buketa Bridge.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 5°50′36″N 101°52′53″E / 5.843304°N 101.88136°E / 5.843304; 101.88136