Mueang Samut Sakhon District
|Mueang Samut Sakhon
Amphoe location in Samut Sakhon Province
|• Total||492.04 km2 (189.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||566.87/km2 (1,468.2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||THA (UTC+7)|
Mueang Tha Chin name was firstly found in Ayutthaya law that refer to the governor position, Phra Samut Sakhon. The city was managed into the southern cities group that controlled by the Defence ministry. King Mahachakkraphat ordered to establish Mueang Sakhon Buri. King Mongkut (Rama IV) changed the city name to be Samut Sakhon. In 1897 Mueang Samut Sakhon was changed status to be Mueang Samut Sakhon district.
Local Thai people always calls Mueang Samut Sakhon district in the name Maha Chai.
Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Mueang Samut Songkhram of Samut Songkhram Province, Ban Phaeo and Krathum Baen of Samut Sakhon Province, and Bang Bon and Bang Khun Thian of Bangkok. To the south is the Bay of Bangkok.
The district is subdivided into 18 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 116 villages (muban). Samut Sakhon itself has city status (thesaban nakhon) and covers the three subdistricts Maha Chai, Tha Chalom and Krokkrak. Bang Pla is a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of the same-named subdistrict. Three other subdistricts completely form a subdistrict municipality - Na Di, Bang Ya Phraek and Tha Chin. The non-municipal area is administrated by 12 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).
|5.||Bang Tho Rat||บางโทรัด||10||8,024|
|12.||Bang Nam Chuet||บางน้ำจืด||6||11,719|
|17.||Bang Ya Phraek||บางหญ้าแพรก||6||23,031|
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