Sai Mai District

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Sai Mai
สายไหม
Khet
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°55′9″N 100°38′45″E / 13.91917°N 100.64583°E / 13.91917; 100.64583Coordinates: 13°55′9″N 100°38′45″E / 13.91917°N 100.64583°E / 13.91917; 100.64583
Country  Thailand
Province Bangkok
Seat O Ngoen
Khwaeng 3
Khet established November 21, 1997
Area
 • Total 44.615 km2 (17.226 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 161,749
 • Density 3,625/km2 (9,390/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 10220
Geocode 1042

Sai Mai (Thai: สายไหม; IPA: [sǎːj mǎj]) is one of the 50 districts (Khet) of Bangkok, Thailand. It is bounded by (from north clockwise): Amphoe Lam Luk Ka of Pathum Thani Province; Khlong Sam Wa, Bang Khen, Lak Si and Don Mueang of Bangkok.

History[edit]

Sai Mai was the name of a muban in tambon Khu Khot, Amphoe Lam Luk Ka, Pathum Thani Province. It was transferred to Amphoe Bang Khen and promoted to a subdistrict (Tambon) in 1940. Due to the growth of population in the area, Sai Mai was elevated to a district effective 21 November 1997 to improve the service and administration.[1]

Places[edit]

  • Wat Amarawanaram

Administration[edit]

The district is sub-divided into three sub-districts (Khwaeng).

1. Sai Mai สายไหม
2. O Ngoen ออเงิน
3. Khlong Thanon  คลองถนน

District Council[edit]

The District Council for Sai Mai has eight members, who each serve four-year terms. Elections were last held on April 30, 2006. The results are as follows:

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