Manang District, Satun

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Manang

มะนัง
District location in Satun Province
District location in Satun Province
Coordinates: 7°0′0″N 99°55′18″E / 7.00000°N 99.92167°E / 7.00000; 99.92167Coordinates: 7°0′0″N 99°55′18″E / 7.00000°N 99.92167°E / 7.00000; 99.92167
CountryThailand
ProvinceSatun
SeatPalm Phatthana
Area
 • Total207.8 km2 (80.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total14,611
 • Density70.3/km2 (182/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code91130
Geocode9107

Manang (Thai: มะนัง, pronounced [mā.nāŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Satun Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The district was created on 15 July 1996 by splitting two tambons from Khuan Kalong District[1] On 15 May 2007, all 81 minor districts were upgraded to full districts.[2] On August 24 the upgrade became official.[3]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Palian of Trang Province, Khuan Kalong, La-ngu and Thung Wa of Satun Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into two sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 18 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and two tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.     
1. Palm Phatthana ปาล์มพัฒนา 9 8,347
2. Nikhom Phatthana นิคมพัฒนา 9 6,264

References[edit]

  1. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง แบ่งเขตท้องที่อำเภอควนกาหลง จังหวัดสตูล ตั้งเป็นกิ่งอำเภอมะนัง (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 113 (Special 18 ง): 34. June 26, 1996.
  2. ^ แถลงผลการประชุม ครม. ประจำวันที่ 15 พ.ค. 2550 (in Thai). Manager Online.
  3. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอฆ้องชัย...และอำเภอเหล่าเสือโก้ก พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๐ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 124 (46 ก): 14–21. August 24, 2007.

External links[edit]

All data about Manang and Palm Phatthana in English