Mueang Nan District

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Mueang Nan
เมืองน่าน
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Nan Province
Amphoe location in Nan Province
Coordinates: 18°47′37″N 100°43′46″E / 18.79361°N 100.72944°E / 18.79361; 100.72944Coordinates: 18°47′37″N 100°43′46″E / 18.79361°N 100.72944°E / 18.79361; 100.72944
Country  Thailand
Province Nan
Government
 • Marshal Winai Sitthimonton
Area
 • Total 813.126 km2 (313.950 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 81,481
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 55000
Geocode 5501

Mueang Nan (Thai: เมืองน่าน) is the capital district (Amphoe Mueang) of Nan Province, northern Thailand.

History[edit]

The district was Khwaeng Nakhon Nan, set up in 1899 by the Ministry of Interior. It was renamed to Mueang Nan district in 1917.[1] Khun Yommana Nattikan was the first district officer.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring are from the north clockwise Tha Wang Pha, Santi Suk, Phu Phiang, Wiang Sa, Ban Luang of Nan Province and Pong of Phayao Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 11 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 107 villages (muban). Nan is a town (thesaban mueang) and covers the complete tambon Nai Wiang and parts of tambon Pha Sing. There are also 2 townships (thesaban tambon), Du Tai and Kong Khwai, which covers the complete tambon Du Tai and Kong Khwai, respectively. The other 8 tambons are Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.[2]
01. Nai Wiang ในเวียง - 19,684
02. Bo บ่อ 10 04,393
03. Pha Sing ผาสิงห์ 09 06,144
04. Chaiya Sathan ไชยสถาน 11 07,106
05. Thuem Tong ถืมตอง 08 03,336
06. Rueang เรือง 08 04,853
07. Na Sao นาซาว 06 03,578
08. Du Tai ดู่ใต้ 15 08,456
09. Kong Khwai กองควาย 12 05,549
16. Bo Suak[3] บ่อสวก 13 06,546
17. Sanian สะเนียน 15 11,836

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Phu Phiang district.

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