Mueang Amnat Charoen District

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Mueang Amnat Charoen
เมืองอำนาจเจริญ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Amnat Charoen Province
Amphoe location in Amnat Charoen Province
Coordinates: 15°51′30″N 104°37′46″E / 15.85833°N 104.62944°E / 15.85833; 104.62944Coordinates: 15°51′30″N 104°37′46″E / 15.85833°N 104.62944°E / 15.85833; 104.62944
Country  Thailand
Province Amnat Charoen
Seat Bung
Area
 • Total 598.8 km2 (231.2 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 128,992
 • Density 216.2/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 37000
Geocode 3701

Mueang Amnat Charoen (Thai: เมืองอำนาจเจริญ, pronounced [mɯ̄a̯ŋ ʔām.nâːt t͡ɕā.rɤ̄ːn]) is the capital district (amphoe mueang) of Amnat Charoen Province, northeastern Thailand.

History[edit]

Originally Amnat Charoen was a Mueang under Mueang Khemarat. In the thesaphiban administrative reforms around 1900 it was reassigned to Ubon Ratchathani and converted into a district. It was later named Bung after the central tambon. In 1939 it was renamed to Amnat Charoen.[1] In 1993 the new province Amnat Charoen was created, and the district was then renamed to Mueang Amnat Charoen.[2]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Senangkhanikhom, Pathum Ratchawongsa, Phana, Lue Amnat and Hua Taphan of Amnat Charoen Province, and Pa Tio and Thai Charoen of Yasothon Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 19 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 213 villages (muban). The town (thesaban mueang) Amnat Charoen covers parts of the tambon Bung. Nam Plik is a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of the same-named tambon. Na Wong, Na Mo Ma and Na Yom are subdistrict municipalities which cover the full same-named subdistrict. There are further 16 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.
01. Bung บุ่ง 23 28,931
02. Kai Kham ไก่คำ 13 08,111
03. Na Chik นาจิก 08 04,187
04. Pla Khao ปลาค้าว 12 05,656
05. Lao Phruan เหล่าพรวน 08 03,915
06. Sang Nok Tha สร้างนกทา 16 06,385
07. Khuem Yai คึมใหญ่ 10 05,408
08. Na Phue นาผือ 12 06,728
09. Nam Plik น้ำปลีก 10 07,676
10. Na Wang นาวัง 11 04,632
11. Na Mo Ma นาหมอม้า 08 04,016
12. Non Pho โนนโพธิ์ 11 06,537
13. Non Nam Thaeng โนนหนามแท่ง 14 07,928
14. Huai Rai ห้วยไร่ 10 05,413
15. Nong Masaeo หนองมะแซว 13 04,236
16. Kut Pla Duk กุดปลาดุก 12 05,870
17. Don Moei ดอนเมย 05 02,822
18. Na Yom นายม 08 05,072
19. Na Tae นาแต้ 09 05,469

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