Na Bon District

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Na Bon
นาบอน
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Amphoe location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Coordinates: 8°15′42″N 99°35′42″E / 8.26167°N 99.59500°E / 8.26167; 99.59500Coordinates: 8°15′42″N 99°35′42″E / 8.26167°N 99.59500°E / 8.26167; 99.59500
Country Thailand
Province Nakhon Si Thammarat
Seat Na Bon
Area
 • Total 192.899 km2 (74.479 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 26,428
 • Density 137.0/km2 (355/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 80220
Geocode 8010

Na Bon (Thai: นาบอน, pronounced [nāː bɔ̄ːn]) is a district (amphoe) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Chawang, Chang Klang, Thung Song and Thung Yai.

Namtok Yong National Park is at the boundary to Thung Song District, protecting forested hills of the Nakhon Si Thammarat Range and includes several beautiful waterfalls.

History[edit]

On 9 June 1975 the two tambon Na Bon and Thung Song were split from Thung Song District and formed the new minor district (king amphoe) Na Bon.[1] On 13 July 1981 it was upgraded to a full district.[2][3]

Symbols[edit]

The slogan of the district is Khlong Chang waterfall, good breed of rubber, fertile land, join pit krit festival.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into three sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 34 villages (muban). Na Bon is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Na Bon. There are a further three tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Na Bon นาบอน 14 11,795
2. Thung Song ทุ่งสง 10 7,751
3. Kaeo Saen แก้วแสน 10 6,882
 Map of Tambon

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