Nong Phai District

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Nong Phai
หนองไผ่
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Phetchabun Province
Amphoe location in Phetchabun Province
Coordinates: 15°59′25″N 101°3′45″E / 15.99028°N 101.06250°E / 15.99028; 101.06250Coordinates: 15°59′25″N 101°3′45″E / 15.99028°N 101.06250°E / 15.99028; 101.06250
Country Thailand
Province Phetchabun
Area
 • Total 1,360.2 km2 (525.2 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 115,832
 • Density 85.2/km2 (221/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 67140
Geocode 6707

Nong Phai (Thai: หนองไผ่, pronounced [nɔ̌ːŋ pʰàj]) is a district (amphoe) in the southern part of Phetchabun Province, northern Thailand.

History[edit]

The area was created as a minor district (king amphoe) in 1961. It was upgraded to a full district in 1963.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring district are (from the east clockwise) Nong Bua Daeng and Phakdi Chumphon of Chaiyaphum Province, Bueng Sam Phan, Chon Daen and Mueang Phetchabun of Phetchabun Province.

The main water resource is the Pa Sak River.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 13 sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 135 villages (muban). There are three townships (thesaban tambon) in the district: Ban Phot, Bo Thai, Bua Watthana, Chaliang Thong, Na Chaliang, and Nong Phai, each covering parts of the same-named tambon. There are a further 13 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

1. Kong Thun กองทูล
2. Na Chaliang นาเฉลียง
3. Ban Phot บ้านโภชน์
4. Tha Daeng ท่าแดง
5. Phet Lakhon เพชรละคร
6. Bo Thai บ่อไทย
7. Huai Pong ห้วยโป่ง
8. Wang Tha Di วังท่าดี
9. Bua Watthana บัววัฒนา
10. Nong Phai หนองไผ่
11. Wang Bot วังโบสถ์
12. Yang Ngam ยางงาม
13. Tha Duang ท่าด้วง