Tak Fa District

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Tak Fa
ตากฟ้า
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Nakhon Sawan Province
Amphoe location in Nakhon Sawan Province
Coordinates: 15°20′55.8″N 100°29′44.8″E / 15.348833°N 100.495778°E / 15.348833; 100.495778Coordinates: 15°20′55.8″N 100°29′44.8″E / 15.348833°N 100.495778°E / 15.348833; 100.495778
Country  Thailand
Province Nakhon Sawan
Seat Tak Fa
Area
 • Total 570.7 km2 (220.3 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 41,192
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 60190
Geocode 6012

Tak Fa (Thai: ตากฟ้า) is a district (amphoe) in southeastern part of Nakhon Sawan Province.

History[edit]

When Thai government built the Phahonyothin highway, the district was formed by territory taken from Takhli district. It became a district on October 13, 1970.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring district are (from the southwest clockwise) Takhli, Phayuha Khiri, Tha Tako and Phaisali of Nakhon Sawan Province, and Nong Muang of Lopburi Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 7 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 77 villages (muban). The township (thesaban tambon) of Tak Fa covers parts of the tambon Tak Fa and Suk Samran. There are further 7 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Tak Fa ตากฟ้า 10 7,292
2. Lam Phayon ลำพยนต์ 12 4,724
3. Suk Samran สุขสำราญ 11 7,628
4. Nong Phikun หนองพิกุล 10 3,471
5. Phu Nok Yung พุนกยูง 16 3,850
6. Udom Thanya อุดมธัญญา 9 10,438
7. Khao Chai Thong เขาชายธง 9 3,789

References[edit]

  1. ^ Department of Agricultural Extension
  2. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอตากฟ้า พ.ศ. ๒๕๑๓ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 87 (94 ก): 690–692. October 13, 1970. 

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