Li District

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Li
ลี้
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Lamphun Province
Amphoe location in Lamphun Province
Coordinates: 17°48′12″N 98°57′0″E / 17.80333°N 98.95000°E / 17.80333; 98.95000Coordinates: 17°48′12″N 98°57′0″E / 17.80333°N 98.95000°E / 17.80333; 98.95000
Country  Thailand
Province Lamphun
Seat Li
Area
 • Total 1,701.990 km2 (657.142 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 67,240
 • Density 39.5/km2 (102/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 51110
Geocode 5104

Li (Thai: ลี้; IPA: [líː]) is the southernmost district (amphoe) of Lamphun Province, northern Thailand.

History[edit]

Li district was established in 1911. Originally named Mueang Li, it was shortened to Li in 1917.[1]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise): Ban Hong, Thung Hua Chang of Lamphun Province, Soem Ngam, Thoen, Mae Phrik of Lampang Province, Sam Ngao of Tak Province, Doi Tao, Hot and Chom Thong of Chiang Mai Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 8 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 99 villages (muban). There are two townships (thesaban tambon) - Wang Din covers parts of tambon Li, and Mae Tuen parts of the same-named tambon. There are further 8 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Li ลี้ 17 13,463
2. Mae Tuen แม่ตืน 17 11,617
3. Na Sai นาทราย 23 16,645
4. Dong Dam ดงดำ 6 3,128
5. Ko ก้อ 4 2,425
6. Mae Lan แม่ลาน 7 3,017
8. Pa Phai ป่าไผ่ 14 9,734
9. Si Wichai ศรีวิชัย 13 7,869

The missing number 7 belonged to the abolished tambon Ban Phai.

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