Nang Rong District

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Nang Rong
นางรอง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Buriram Province
Amphoe location in Buriram Province
Coordinates: 14°37′42″N 102°47′36″E / 14.62833°N 102.79333°E / 14.62833; 102.79333Coordinates: 14°37′42″N 102°47′36″E / 14.62833°N 102.79333°E / 14.62833; 102.79333
Country  Thailand
Province Buriram
Area
 • Total 769.8 km2 (297.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 108,143
 • Density 151.6/km2 (393/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 31110
Geocode 3104

Nang Rong (Thai: นางรอง) is a district (Amphoe) of Buriram Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the northeast clockwise) Chamni, Mueang Buriram, Prakhon Chai, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Lahan Sai, Pakham, Non Suwan and Nong Ki of Buriram Province. It is the closest major town to the Phanom Rung Historical Park, and 11th Century religious site. Nang Rong is connected to Bangkok mainly by bus, with buses arriving and departing hourly during the day.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nang Rong (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.2
(88.2)
33.9
(93)
35.7
(96.3)
36.4
(97.5)
34.8
(94.6)
34.1
(93.4)
33.5
(92.3)
33.0
(91.4)
32.1
(89.8)
30.9
(87.6)
30.2
(86.4)
29.6
(85.3)
32.95
(91.32)
Average low °C (°F) 17.5
(63.5)
20.1
(68.2)
22.4
(72.3)
24.1
(75.4)
24.5
(76.1)
24.5
(76.1)
24.2
(75.6)
24.0
(75.2)
23.7
(74.7)
23.0
(73.4)
20.5
(68.9)
17.6
(63.7)
22.17
(71.93)
Rainfall mm (inches) 4.7
(0.185)
19.6
(0.772)
47.9
(1.886)
81.6
(3.213)
166.6
(6.559)
129.7
(5.106)
148.0
(5.827)
181.7
(7.154)
239.6
(9.433)
133.9
(5.272)
37.2
(1.465)
3.4
(0.134)
1,193.9
(47.006)
Avg. rainy days (≥ 1 mm) 1 2 5 8 15 15 16 18 20 13 5 1 119
 % humidity 69 66 67 70 77 77 79 80 84 82 75 71 74.8
Source: Thai Meteorological Department (Normal 1981-2010), (Avg. rainy days 1961-1990)

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 15 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 204 villages (muban). Nang Rong is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Nang Rong and Thanon Hak. There are also 15 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Nang Rong นางรอง 30 22,934
3. Sadao สะเดา 17 9,624
5. Chum Saeng ชุมแสง 14 5,418
6. Nong Bot หนองโบสถ์ 14 7,196
8. Nong Kong หนองกง 11 6,199
13. Thanon Hak ถนนหัก 13 10,073
14. Nong Sai หนองไทร 14 6,494
15. Kan Lueang ก้านเหลือง 10 4,573
16. Ban Sing บ้านสิงห์ 14 5,503
17. Lam Sai Yong ลำไทรโยง 14 5,525
18. Sap Phraya ทรัพย์พระยา 13 6,924
24. Nong Yai Phim หนองยายพิมพ์ 10 4,568
25. Hua Thanon หัวถนน 11 4,613
26. Thung Saeng Thong ทุ่งแสงทอง 7 3,099
27. Nong Sano หนองโสน 12 5,400

Missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Non Suwan and Chamni, as well as parts of Chaloem Phra Kiat.