Mueang Suang District

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Mueang Suang
เมืองสรวง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Roi Et Province
Amphoe location in Roi Et Province
Coordinates: 15°49′25″N 103°43′4″E / 15.82361°N 103.71778°E / 15.82361; 103.71778Coordinates: 15°49′25″N 103°43′4″E / 15.82361°N 103.71778°E / 15.82361; 103.71778
Country Thailand
Province Roi Et
Seat Nong Phue
Area
 • Total 209.4 km2 (80.8 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 23,751
 • Density 113.4/km2 (294/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 45220
Geocode 4512

Mueang Suang (Thai: เมืองสรวง) is a district (amphoe) of Roi Et Province, in northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

The district is in the central part of Roi Et Province. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) At Samat, Suwannaphum, Kaset Wisai, Chaturaphak Phiman and Mueang Roi Et (at a single point).

History[edit]

Suang was one of the 11 mueang or city-states subordinate to Mueang Roi Et.

The minor district (king amphoe) was created on 15 March 1973, when the three tambon Nong Phue, Nong Hin, and Khu Mueang were split off from Suwannaphum District.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on 25 March 1979.[2]

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into five sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 49 villages (muban). Mueang Suang has ttownship (thesaban tambon) status and covers the tambon Mueang Suang and parts of Nong Phue. There are a further three tambon administrative organization (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Nong Phue หนองผือ 9 4,587
2. Nong Hin หนองหิน 10 4,754
3. Khu Mueang คูเมือง 10 5,173
4. Kok Kung กกกุง 11 4,179
5. Mueang Suang เมืองสรวง 9 5,058

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