Watthana Nakhon District

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Watthana Nakhon
วัฒนานคร
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Sa Kaeo Province
Amphoe location in Sa Kaeo Province
Coordinates: 13°44′52″N 102°18′27″E / 13.74778°N 102.30750°E / 13.74778; 102.30750Coordinates: 13°44′52″N 102°18′27″E / 13.74778°N 102.30750°E / 13.74778; 102.30750
Country  Thailand
Province Sa Kaeo
Seat Watthana Nakhon
Area
 • Total 1,560.122 km2 (602.366 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 79,856
 • Density 51.1/km2 (132/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 27160
Geocode 2705

Watthana Nakhon (Thai: วัฒนานคร) is a district (Amphoe) in the central part of Sa Kaeo Province, eastern Thailand.

History[edit]

Watthana Nakhon is an ancient city. Established before 1917 and originally named just Watthana, it was a minor district (King Amphoe) under Aranyaprathet district, until it was upgraded to a full district on June 6, 1956.[1]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Ta Phraya, Khok Sung, Aranyaprathet, Khlong Hat, Wang Nam Yen, Khao Chakan, Mueang Sa Kaeo of Sa Kaeo Province, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang of Nakhon Ratchasima Province and Non Din Daeng of Buriram Province. The Sankamphaeng Range mountainous area is located in the northern section of this district.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 11 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 115 villages (muban). Watthana Nakhon is a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) and covers parts of the tambon Watthana Nakhon. There are further 11 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.[2]
01. Watthana Nakhon วัฒนานคร 14 13,503
02. Tha Kwian ท่าเกวียน 14 10,224
03. Phak Kha ผักขะ 13 05,401
04. Non Mak Kheng โนนหมากเค็ง 09 05,289
05. Nong Nam Sai หนองน้ำใส 09 06,584
06. Chong Kum ช่องกุ่ม 09 05,787
07. Nong Waeng หนองแวง 07 03,831
08. Sae-o แซร์ออ 14 10,760
09. Nong Mak Fai หนองหมากฝ้าย 08 05,934
10. Nong Takhian Bon หนองตะเคียนบอน 10 06,477
11. Huai Chot ห้วยโจด 06 06,066

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