Long District, Thailand

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Long
ลอง
Amphoe
Ban Pin railway station with the Phi Pan Nam Range in the background. Long District
Ban Pin railway station with the Phi Pan Nam Range in the background. Long District
Amphoe location in Phrae Province
Amphoe location in Phrae Province
Coordinates: 18°4′32″N 99°49′57″E / 18.07556°N 99.83250°E / 18.07556; 99.83250Coordinates: 18°4′32″N 99°49′57″E / 18.07556°N 99.83250°E / 18.07556; 99.83250
Country Thailand
Province Phrae
Area
 • Total 1,447.3 km2 (558.8 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 57,940
 • Density 40.0/km2 (104/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 54150
Geocode 5403

Long (Thai: ลอง; IPA: [lɔ̄ːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) in the western part of Phrae Province, northern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Song, Nong Muang Khai, Mueang Phrae, Sung Men, Den Chai, Wang Chin of Phrae Province, Mae Tha and Mae Mo of Lampang Province.

The Phi Pan Nam Mountains dominate the landscape of the district. The Doi Pha Klong National Park is in Long district.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into nine sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 89 villages (muban). There are two townships (thesaban tambon), Ban Pin and Huai O, both covering parts of the same-named tambon. There are a further nine tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Huai O ห้วยอ้อ 18 12,596
2. Ban Pin บ้านปิน 13 8,018
3. Ta Pha Mok ต้าผามอก 8 4,793
4. Wiang Ta เวียงต้า 10 6,874
5. Pak Kang ปากกาง 9 4,455
6. Hua Thung หัวทุ่ง 9 6,154
7. Thung Laeng ทุ่งแล้ง 12 7,539
8. Bo Lek Long บ่อเหล็กลอง 8 4,321
9. Mae Pan แม่ปาน 7 3,190

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