Tha Bo District
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Amphoe location in Nong Khai Province
|• Total||355.3 km2 (137.2 sq mi)|
|• Density||238.4/km2 (617/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Mueang Nong Khai and Sa Khrai of Nong Khai Province, Ban Phue of Udon Thani Province, Pho Tak and Si Chiang Mai of Nong Khai Province. To the northeast across the Mekong river is the Laotian province Vientiane Prefecture.
The district dates back to the Mueang Tha Bo established in 1897, with Phra Kupradit Padi (พระกุประดิษฐ์บดี) as the first governor (Chao Mueang).
The district is divided into 10 sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 98 villages (muban). There are two townships (thesaban tambon): Tha Bo covers parts of tambons Tha Bo and Nam Mong, and Phon Sa covers parts of the tambon Phon Sa. There are a further 10 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).
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