Krathum Baen District
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District location in Samut Sakhon Province
|• Total||135.276 km2 (52.230 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300.91/km2 (3,369.3/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
|Postal code||74110, 74130|
Krathum Baen was a part of Mueang Samut Sakhon District. It was created in 1900. In 1926 the government added Tambons Tha Mai, Bang Yang, Nong Kok Khai, and Om Noi of Sam Phran District, Nakhon Pathom Province to the district.
The name Krathum Baen meaning 'flat burflower-tree'.
The district is divided into 10 subdistricts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 76 villages (mubans). There is a city (thesaban nakhon), Om Noi, and a town (thesaban mueang), Krathum Baen. The non-municipal area is administered by eight tambon administrative organizations (TAO).
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