Chulabhorn District

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Chulabhorn
จุฬาภรณ์
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Amphoe location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Coordinates: 8°4′30″N 99°52′12″E / 8.07500°N 99.87000°E / 8.07500; 99.87000Coordinates: 8°4′30″N 99°52′12″E / 8.07500°N 99.87000°E / 8.07500; 99.87000
Country  Thailand
Province Nakhon Si Thammarat
Seat Sam Tambon
Area
 • Total 192.505 km2 (74.327 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 30,668
 • Density 159.3/km2 (413/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 80130
Geocode 8019

Chulabhorn (Thai: จุฬาภรณ์) is a district (Amphoe) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand.

The district is named in honor of HRH Princess Chulabhorn, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at her 36th birthday.

History[edit]

The district was created on March 7, 1994 by merging the two tambon Ban Khuan Mut and Ban Cha-uat of Cha-uat district and the four tambon Khuan Nong Khwa, Thung Pho, Na Mo Bun and Sam Tambon of Ron Phibun district.[1]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Ron Phibun, Cha-uat and Thung Song.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 6 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 27 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and 5 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.     
1. Ban Khuan Mut บ้านควนมุด 2 1,575
2. Ban Cha-uat บ้านชะอวด 4 2,735
3. Khuan Nong Khwa ควนหนองคว้า 3 3,254
4. Thung Pho ทุ่งโพธิ์ 8 9,811
5. Na Mo Bun นาหมอบุญ 5 6,549
6. Sam Tambon สามตำบล 5 6,744
 Map of Tambon

References[edit]

  1. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอจุฬาภรณ์ จังหวัดนครศรีธรรมราช (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai) 111 (4 ก): 24–25. February 4, 1994. 

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