Chaloem Phra Kiat District, Nan

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Chaloem Phra Kiat
Amphoe location in Nan Province
Amphoe location in Nan Province
Coordinates: 19°34′45″N 101°4′52″E / 19.57917°N 101.08111°E / 19.57917; 101.08111Coordinates: 19°34′45″N 101°4′52″E / 19.57917°N 101.08111°E / 19.57917; 101.08111
Country  Thailand
Province Nan
 • Marshal Chusak Rooying
 • Total 518.690 km2 (200.267 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,347
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 55130
Geocode 5515

Chaloem Phra Kiat (Thai: เฉลิมพระเกียรติ, pronounced [t͡ɕʰā.lɤ̌ːm pʰráʔ kìa̯t]) is a district (Amphoe) of Nan Province, northern Thailand.


The district was created on December 5, 1996, together with four other districts named Chaloem Phra Kiat in celebration of the 50th anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej ascension to the throne.

The area of the district was created from two districts - tambon Huai Kon was previously part of Thung Chang district, while Khun Nan came from Bo Kluea district.[1]


The Nan River in Chaloem Phra Kiat District, very near to its source, is barely more than a stream during the dry season
Huai Kon border crossing between Thailand and Laos

Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Bo Kluea, Pua and Thung Chang. To the north and east is Xaignabouli Province of Laos with an international border crossing at Huay Kon/Muang Ngeun.

The district is located in the Luang Prabang Range mountain area of the Thai highlands.[2]


The district is subdivided into 2 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 22 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and 2 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.     
1. Huai Kon ห้วยโก๋น 7 2,894
2. Khun Nan ขุนน่าน 15 6,493


  1. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอเฉลิมพระเกียรติ จังหวัดนครราชสีมา อำเภอเฉลิมพระเกียรติ จังหวัดนครศรีธรรมราช อำเภอเฉลิมพระเกียรติ จังหวัดน่าน อำเภอเฉลิมพระเกียรติ จังหวัดบุรีรัมย์ และอำเภอเฉลิมพระเกียรติ จังหวัดสระบุรี พ.ศ. ๒๕๓๙ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 113 (62 ก): 1–4. November 20, 1996. 
  2. ^ ดร.กระมล ทองธรรมชาติ และคณะ, สังคมศึกษา ศาสนาและวัฒนธรรม ม.1, สำนักพิมพ์ อักษรเจริญทัศน์ อจท. จำกัด, 2548, หน้า 24-25

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