Mueang Udon Thani District

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Mueang Udon Thani
เมืองอุดรธานี
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Udon Thani Province
Amphoe location in Udon Thani Province
Coordinates: 17°24′54″N 102°47′12″E / 17.41500°N 102.78667°E / 17.41500; 102.78667Coordinates: 17°24′54″N 102°47′12″E / 17.41500°N 102.78667°E / 17.41500; 102.78667
Country  Thailand
Province Udon Thani
Seat Mak Khaeng
Area
 • Total 1,094.7 km2 (422.7 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 404,767
 • Density 370/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 41000
Geocode 4101

Mueang Udon Thani (Thai: เมืองอุดรธานี) is the capital district (Amphoe Mueang) of Udon Thani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Phen, Phibun Rak, Nong Han, Prachaksinlapakhom, Kumphawapi, Nong Saeng, Nong Wua So, Kut Chap, and Ban Phue of Udon Thani Province.

History[edit]

Originally named Ban Mak Khaeng (บ้านหมากแข้ง), the district was one of the original four districts of Udon Thani established during the thesaphiban administrative reforms in 1908.[1] In 1938 it was renamed from Mak Khaeng to Mueang Udon Thani.[2]

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 21 sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 248 villages (muban). The city (thesaban nakhon) Udon Thani covers the whole tambon Mak Khaeng and parts of Nong Bua and Nong Khon Kwang. There are two town municipalities (thesaban mueang). Nong Samrong covers the whole tambon Na Di and parts of Mu Mon, Ban Lueam, and Non Sung. Nam Kham covers parts of tambon Non Sung. There are further five sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambon). Nikhom Songkhro covers parts of tambon Nikhom Songkhro and Khok Sa-at; Nong Bua parts of tambon Nong Bua, Nong Na Kham, Sam Phrao, and Nong Khon Kwang; Ban Chan parts of tambon Ban Chan and Nong Khon Kwang; Na Kha parts of tambon Na Kha. There are further 18 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[3]
01. Mak Khaeng หมากแข้ง - 141,209
02. Nikhom Songkhro นิคมสงเคราะห์ 12 012,692
03. Ban Khao บ้านขาว 10 009,957
04. Nong Bua หนองบัว 07 017,060
05. Ban Tat บ้านตาด 14 012,224
06. Non Sung โนนสูง 14 019,549
07. Mu Mon หมูม่น 12 015,384
08. Chiang Yuen เชียงยืน 16 015,580
09. Nong Na Kham หนองนาคำ 18 021,893
10. Kut Sa กุดสระ 11 008,414
11. Na Di นาดี 08 006,738
12. Ban Lueam บ้านเลื่อม 08 016,530
13. Chiang Phin เชียงพิณ 08 010,945
14. Sam Phrao สามพร้าว 10 017,844
15. Nong Hai หนองไฮ 13 012,279
16. Na Kha นาข่า 15 012,498
17. Ban Chan บ้านจั่น 16 013,144
18. Nong Khon Kwang หนองขอนกว้าง 12 010,517
19. Khok Sa-at โคกสะอาด 10 007,260
20. Na Kwang นากว้าง 10 006,874
21. Nong Phai หนองไผ่ 12 008,458

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