Si Thep ( Thai: ศรีเทพ) is the southernmost district ( ) of Amphoe Phetchabun Province, Thailand, located in the Pa Sak valley.
History [ edit ]
The district was created on December 13 1970 as a minor district (
) with territory from King Amphoe Wichian Buri district. It was upgraded to be Amphoe Si Thep on August 8, 1976. [1 ]
The ancient city of Si Thep was built in
Khmer era. Prince Damrong found the area of the old city in 1905 when he visited Monthon Phetchabun. It is now the Si Thep historical park.
Geography [ edit ]
Neighboring district are (from the north clockwise)
Wichian Buri of Phetchabun Province, and Lam Sonthi, Chai Badan and Khok Charoen of Lopburi Province.
Administration [ edit ]
The district is subdivided into 7 subdistricts (
), which are further subdivided into 93 villages ( tambon ). The township ( muban ) Sawang Watthana covers parts of the thesaban tambon tambon Sa Kruat. There are further 7 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).
Nong Yang Thoi
References [ edit ]