Nong Khae District

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Nong Khae
หนองแค
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Saraburi Province
Amphoe location in Saraburi Province
Coordinates: 14°20′21″N 100°51′42″E / 14.33917°N 100.86167°E / 14.33917; 100.86167Coordinates: 14°20′21″N 100°51′42″E / 14.33917°N 100.86167°E / 14.33917; 100.86167
Country  Thailand
Province Saraburi
Area
 • Total 262.867 km2 (101.494 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 88,213
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 18140
Geocode 1903

Nong Khae (Thai: หนองแค) is a district (Amphoe) in the southern part of Saraburi Province, central Thailand.

History[edit]

There were records that the district already existed in 1899.

Amphoe Nong Khae has the Na Roeng Khlong (canal) that connects to the Pa Sak River. The Ayutthaya kingdom army moved their troops by this canal for military purposes.

Recently there has been immigration of people from Lanna and Vientiane to this district.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring district are (from the north clockwise) Nong Saeng, Mueang Saraburi and Wihan Daeng of Saraburi Province, Nong Suea of Pathum Thani Province, and Wang Noi, Uthai and Phachi of Ayutthaya Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 18 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 181 villages (muban). There are three municipal (thesaban) areas, and further 16 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai
1. Nong Khae หนองแค
2. Kum Hak กุ่มหัก
3. Khotchasit คชสิทธิ์
4. Khok Tum โคกตูม
5. Khok Yae โคกแย้
6. Bua Loi บัวลอย
7. Phai Tam ไผ่ต่ำ
8. Phon Thong โพนทอง
9. Huai Khamin ห้วยขมิ้น
10. Huai Sai ห้วยทราย
11. Nong Khai Nam หนองไข่น้ำ
12. Nong Khaem หนองแขม
13. Nong Chik หนองจิก
14. Nong Chorakhe หนองจรเข้
15. Nong Nak หนองนาก
16. Nong Pla Mo หนองปลาหมอ
17. Nong Pling หนองปลิง
18. Nong Rong หนองโรง