Chang Klang District

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Chang Klang
ช้างกลาง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Amphoe location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Coordinates: 8°22′27″N 99°34′5″E / 8.37417°N 99.56806°E / 8.37417; 99.56806Coordinates: 8°22′27″N 99°34′5″E / 8.37417°N 99.56806°E / 8.37417; 99.56806
Country Thailand
Province Nakhon Si Thammarat
Seat Chang Klang
Area
 • Total 232.5 km2 (89.8 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 29,594
 • Density 127.3/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code 80250
Geocode 8022

Chang Klang (Thai: ช้างกลาง, pronounced [t͡ɕʰáːŋ klāːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The district was created on 15 July 1996 by splitting the three southeastern tambon from Chawang District.[1]

On 15 May 2007, all 81 minor districts were upgraded to full districts.[2] With publication in the Royal Gazette on 24 August, the upgrade became official .[3]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Chawang, Lan Saka, Thung Song and Na Bon.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into three sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 35 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and three tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.     
1. Chang Klang ช้างกลาง 17 16,989
2. Lak Chang หลักช้าง 10 7,581
3. Suan Khan สวนขัน 18 5,024
 Map of Tambon

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