Wang Thonglang District
Khet location in Bangkok
|Seat||Khlong Chaokhun Sing|
|Khet established||November 21, 1997|
|• Total||23.678 km2 (9.142 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,854/km2 (12,570/sq mi)|
|Time zone||THA (UTC+7)|
Wang Thonglang (Thai: วังทองหลาง; IPA: [wāŋ tʰɔ̄ːŋlǎːŋ]) is one of the 50 districts (Khet) of Bangkok, Thailand. It is bounded by other Bangkok districts (from north clockwise): Lat Phrao, Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang, and Chatuchak.
The district was established on 21 November 1997 (announced 14 October 1997) occupying Wang Thonglang and part of Khlong Chan sub-district of Bang Kapi and part of Lat Phrao sub-district of Lat Phrao district. The total area was 19.205 km². In 2002 (announced 24 January, effective 11 March) the district boundary between Wang Thonglang and Lat Phrao districts was adjusted. Now Wang Thonglang has 18.905 km² of area.
- Chao Phraya Bodindecha Museum
- Golden Place
The district is sub-divided into 4 sub-districts (Khwaeng).
|3.||Khlong Chaokhun Sing||คลองเจ้าคุณสิงห์|
The District Council for Wang Thonglang has seven members, who each serve four-year terms. Elections were last held on April 30, 2006. The results were as follows:
- Democrat Party - 7 seats
- BMA website with the touristical landmarks of Wang Thonglang
- Wang Thonglang district office (Thai only)
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