Khlong Lan District

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Khlong Lan
คลองลาน
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Kamphaeng Phet Province
Amphoe location in Kamphaeng Phet Province
Coordinates: 16°12′13″N 99°19′16″E / 16.20361°N 99.32111°E / 16.20361; 99.32111Coordinates: 16°12′13″N 99°19′16″E / 16.20361°N 99.32111°E / 16.20361; 99.32111
Country  Thailand
Province Kamphaeng Phet
Seat Khlong Nam Lai
Area
 • Total 1,140.2 km2 (440.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 63,106
 • Density 55.3/km2 (143/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 62180
Geocode 6203

Khlong Lan (Thai: คลองลาน) is the westernmost district (Amphoe) of Kamphaeng Phet Province, central Thailand.

History[edit]

The area was originally part of Mueang Kamphaeng Phet district, then named Tambon Pong Nam Ron. The tambon Khlong Lan and Pong Nam Ron were upgraded to a minor district (King Amphoe) on June 1, 1977.[1] It was officially upgraded to a full district on March 20, 1986.[2]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Khlong Khlung, Pang Sila Thong of Kamphaeng Phet Province, Umphang, Phop Phra and Wang Chao of Tak Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 4 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 65 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and 4 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Khlong Nam Lai คลองน้ำไหล 26 19,634
2. Pong Nam Ron โป่งน้ำร้อน 9 9,119
3. Khlong Lan Phatthana คลองลานพัฒนา 20 23,699
4. Sak Ngam สักงาม 10 10,654

References[edit]

  1. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง แบ่งท้องที่อำเภอเมืองกำแพงเพชร จังหวัดกำแพงเพชร ตั้งเป็นกิ่งอำเภอคลองลาน (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 94 (46 ง): 2234. May 31, 1977. 
  2. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอคลองลาน อำเภอสุคิริน อำเภอตะโหมด อำเภอห้วยทับทัน และอำเภอปากคาด พ.ศ. ๒๕๒๙ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 103 (45 ก special): 4–7. March 20, 1986. 

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