Khlong Khlung District

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Khlong Khlung
คลองขลุง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Kamphaeng Phet Province
Amphoe location in Kamphaeng Phet Province
Coordinates: 16°13′0″N 99°43′12″E / 16.21667°N 99.72000°E / 16.21667; 99.72000Coordinates: 16°13′0″N 99°43′12″E / 16.21667°N 99.72000°E / 16.21667; 99.72000
Country  Thailand
Province Kamphaeng Phet
Seat Khlong Khlung
Area
 • Total 1,185.4 km2 (457.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 74,812
 • Density 63.1/km2 (163/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 62120
Geocode 6205

Khlong Khlung (Thai: คลองขลุง) is a district (Amphoe) in the central part of Kamphaeng Phet Province, central Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighbouring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Sai Thong Watthana, Bueng Samakkhi, Khanu Woralaksaburi, Pang Sila Thong and Khlong Lan of Kamphaeng Phet Province.

History[edit]

The district Khanu was renamed to Khlong Khlung in 1939.[1]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 10 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 101 villages (muban). There are three townships (thesaban tambon) - Khlong Khlung, Tha Makhuea and Tha Phutsa each cover parts of the same-named tambon. There are further 10 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Khlong Khlung คลองขลุง 13 13,503
2. Tha Makhuea ท่ามะเขือ 9 8,551
4. Tha Phutsa ท่าพุทรา 7 4,950
5. Mae Lat แม่ลาด 6 4,015
6. Wang Yang วังยาง 9 5,999
7. Wang Khaem วังแขม 15 10,296
8. Hua Thanon หัวถนน 9 5,181
9. Wang Sai วังไทร 14 10,957
13. Wang Bua วังบัว 10 7,158
16. Khlong Sombun คลองสมบูรณ์ 9 4,202

Missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Sai Thong Watthana and Pang Sila Thong.

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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