Nong Wua So District

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Nong Wua So
หนองวัวซอ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Udon Thani Province
Amphoe location in Udon Thani Province
Coordinates: 17°9′45″N 102°34′22″E / 17.16250°N 102.57278°E / 17.16250; 102.57278Coordinates: 17°9′45″N 102°34′22″E / 17.16250°N 102.57278°E / 17.16250; 102.57278
Country  Thailand
Province Udon Thani
Seat Non Wai
Area
 • Total 702.955 km2 (271.412 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 61,658
 • Density 87.7/km2 (227/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 41220
Geocode 4103

Nong Wua So (Thai: หนองวัวซอ, pronounced [nɔ̌ːŋ wūa̯ sɔ̄ː]) is a district (amphoe) in the western part of Udon Thani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Kut Chap, Mueang Udon Thani, and Nong Saeng of Udon Thani Province, Khao Suan Kwang of Khon Kaen Province and Non Sang and Mueang Nongbua Lamphu of Nong Bua Lamphu Province.

History[edit]

The district was established as a minor district (king amphoe) on 16 April 1971, when it was split off from Mueang Udon Thani District.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on 1 April 1974.[2]

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into eight sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 78 villages (muban). There are two townships (thesaban tambon). Nong Wua So covers parts of tambon Nong Wua So and Mak Ya; and Nong O Non Wai covers parts of tambon Nong O and Non Wai. There are further seven tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Mak Ya หมากหญ้า 12 8,077
2. Nong O หนองอ้อ 11 9,055
3. Up Mung อูบมุง 10 8,435
4. Kut Mak Fai กุดหมากไฟ 11 7,984
5. Nam Phon น้ำพ่น 8 6,789
6. Nong Bua Ban หนองบัวบาน 9 6,077
7. Non Wai โนนหวาย 9 7,738
8. Nong Wua So หนองวัวซอ 8 7,503

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