Hat Yai District

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Hat Yai
หาดใหญ่
Amphoe
Hat Yai thwiki.jpg
Amphoe location in Songkhla Province
Amphoe location in Songkhla Province
Coordinates: 7°0′7″N 100°27′26″E / 7.00194°N 100.45722°E / 7.00194; 100.45722Coordinates: 7°0′7″N 100°27′26″E / 7.00194°N 100.45722°E / 7.00194; 100.45722
Country  Thailand
Province Songkhla
Area
 • Total 852.796 km2 (329.266 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 384,994
 • Density 451/km2 (1,170/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 90110
Geocode 9011
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Hat Yai (Thai: หาดใหญ่) is a district (Amphoe) of Songkhla Province, southern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Khuan Kalong of Satun Province, and Rattaphum, Bang Klam, Khuan Niang, Singhanakhon, Mueang Songkhla, Na Mom, Chana, Sadao and Khlong Hoi Khong.

The northeastern part of the district is at the shore of the Songkhla Lake.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 13 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 98 villages (muban). The city (thesaban nakhon) Hat Yai covers the whole tambon Hat Yai. There are 4 towns (thesaban mueang) - Ban Phru covers parts of tambon Ban Phru, and Khlong Hae, Khuan Lang and Kho Hong each cover the whole same-named tambon. There is further one township (thesaban tambon) - Pha Tong covers parts of tambon Pha Tong. The non-municipal areas are administrated by 9 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Hat Yai หาดใหญ่ - 158,412
2. Khuan Lang ควนลัง 6 42,266
3. Khu Tao คูเต่า 10 11,015
4. Kho Hong คอหงส์ 8 44,916
5. Khlong Hae คลองแห 11 32,553
7. Khlong U Taphao คลองอู่ตะเภา 4 2,820
8. Chalung ฉลุง 6 7,285
11. Thung Yai ทุ่งใหญ่ 6 5,131
12. Thung Tam Sao ทุ่งตำเสา 10 16,053
13. Tha Kham ท่าข้าม 8 7,933
14. Nam Noi น้ำน้อย 10 13,470
16. Ban Phru บ้านพรุ 11 29,610
18. Phatong พะตง 8 13,530

Missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Bang Klam and Khlong Hoi Khong.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Province Information