Ban Laem District

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Ban Laem
Amphoe location in Phetchaburi Province
Amphoe location in Phetchaburi Province
Coordinates: 13°12′2″N 99°58′49″E / 13.20056°N 99.98028°E / 13.20056; 99.98028Coordinates: 13°12′2″N 99°58′49″E / 13.20056°N 99.98028°E / 13.20056; 99.98028
Country  Thailand
Province Phetchaburi
Seat Ban Laem
 • Total 189.885 km2 (73.315 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 54,068
 • Density 290.7/km2 (753/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 76110
Geocode 7607

Ban Laem (Thai: บ้านแหลม, pronounced [bâːn lɛ̌ːm]) is a district (Amphoe) in the northeastern part of Phetchaburi Province, western Thailand.


Originally, the area were Khwaeng Khun Chamnan and Phrommasan under Mueang Phetchaburi district. They were put together and upgraded to a full district in 1904.[1]


Neighboring districts are (from the southwest clockwise) Mueang Phetchaburi, Khao Yoi of Phetchaburi Province, Amphawa, Mueang Samut Songkhram of Samut Songkhram Province and the Bay of Bangkok.


The district is subdivided into 10 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 73 villages (muban). There are two subdistrict municipalities (thesaban tambon) - Bang Thabun and Ban Laem. Ban Laem covers parts of tambon Ban Laem. Bang Thabun covers parts of tambon Bang Thabun and Bang Tabun Ok. There are further 9 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.[2]
01. Ban Laem บ้านแหลม 10 15,565
02. Bang Khun Sai บางขุนไทร 11 07,013
03. Pak Thale ปากทะเล 04 02,365
04. Bang Kaeo บางแก้ว 08 04,955
05. Laem Phak Bia แหลมผักเบี้ย 04 02,288
06. Bang Tabun บางตะบูน 08 04,177
07. Bang Tabun Ok บางตะบูนออก 05 03,078
08. Bang Khrok บางครก 12 06,936
09. Tha Raeng ท่าแร้ง 07 04,835
10. Tha Raeng Ok ท่าแร้งออก 04 02,856


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