Mae Rim District

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Mae Rim
Mae Sa Waterfall, Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
Amphoe location in Chiang Mai Province
Amphoe location in Chiang Mai Province
Coordinates: 18°54′50″N 98°56′42″E / 18.91389°N 98.94500°E / 18.91389; 98.94500Coordinates: 18°54′50″N 98°56′42″E / 18.91389°N 98.94500°E / 18.91389; 98.94500
Country  Thailand
Province Chiang Mai
 • Total 443.6 km2 (171.3 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 82,943
 • Density 187.0/km2 (484/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 50180
Geocode 5007

Mae Rim (Thai: แม่ริม, pronounced [mɛ̂ː rīm]) is a district (amphoe) in the central part of Chiang Mai Province in northern Thailand.


Formerly the district was called Khwaeng Mae Rim. Khwaeng Mae Rim converted to full district (amphoe) in 1914.


Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mae Taeng, San Sai, Mueang Chiang Mai, Hang Dong and Samoeng of Chiang Mai Province.


The district is subdivided into 11 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 91 villages (muban). Mae Rim is a township (thesaban tambon), which covers parts of tambon Rim Tai and Mae Sa. There are further 10 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Rim Tai ริมใต้ 8 9,498
2. Rim Nuea ริมเหนือ 4 3,336
3. San Pong สันโป่ง 11 9,425
4. Khilek ขี้เหล็ก 10 7,357
5. Saluang สะลวง 8 4,731
6. Huai Sai ห้วยทราย 5 4,253
7. Mae Raem แม่แรม 12 8,264
8. Pong Yaeng โป่งแยง 9 9,922
9. Mae Sa แม่สา 6 6,448
10. Don Kaeo ดอนแก้ว 10 14,286
11. Mueang Kaeo เหมืองแก้ว 9 5,423

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