Huai Yot District

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Huai Yot
ห้วยยอด
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Trang Province
Amphoe location in Trang Province
Coordinates: 7°47′6″N 99°38′6″E / 7.78500°N 99.63500°E / 7.78500; 99.63500Coordinates: 7°47′6″N 99°38′6″E / 7.78500°N 99.63500°E / 7.78500; 99.63500
Country  Thailand
Province Trang
Seat Huai Yot
Area
 • Total 753.4 km2 (290.9 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 90,261
 • Density 119.8/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 92130
Geocode 9206

Huai Yot (Thai: ห้วยยอด) is a district (Amphoe) in the northern part of Trang Province, Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Ratsada of Trang Province, Thung Song of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Pa Phayom, Si Banphot of Phatthalung Province, Mueang Trang, Wang Wiset of Trang Province again and Bang Khan of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province again.

History[edit]

Originally named Khao Khao (เขาขาว), it was renamed to Huai Yot in 1939.[1]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 16 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 133 villages (muban). There are three townships (thesaban tambon) - Huai Yot covers parts of tambon Huai Yot and Khao Pun; Na Wong covers parts of tambon Na Wong, Bang Kung and Wang Khiri; and Lam Phu Ra covers parts of tambon Lam Phu Ra. There are further 16 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Huai Yot ห้วยยอด 5 11,377
2. Nong Chang Laen หนองช้างแล่น 12 7,795
5. Bang Di บางดี 12 7,679
6. Bang Kung บางกุ้ง 9 5,317
7. Khao Kop เขากอบ 12 7,894
8. Khao Khao เขาขาว 7 3,797
9. Khao Pun เขาปูน 7 4,791
10. Pak Chaem ปากแจ่ม 7 4,927
11. Pak Khom ปากคม 7 3,438
14. Tha Ngio ท่างิ้ว 8 4,557
15. Lamphu Ra ลำภูรา 10 5,709
16. Na Wong นาวง 11 6,504
17. Huai Nang ห้วยนาง 8 5,710
19. Nai Tao ในเตา 4 2,704
20. Thung To ทุ่งต่อ 8 3,738
21. Wang Khiri วังคีรี 6 4,324
 Map of tambon

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Ratsada district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาเปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ กิ่งอำเภอ และตำบลบางแห่ง พุทธศักราช ๒๔๘๒ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai) 56 (0 ก): 354–364. April 17, 1939. 

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