Tha Phae District

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Tha Phae
ท่าแพ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Satun Province
Amphoe location in Satun Province
Coordinates: 6°47′24″N 99°58′12″E / 6.79000°N 99.97000°E / 6.79000; 99.97000Coordinates: 6°47′24″N 99°58′12″E / 6.79000°N 99.97000°E / 6.79000; 99.97000
Country  Thailand
Province Satun
Seat Tha Phae
Area
 • Total 197.25 km2 (76.16 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 24,991
 • Density 126.7/km2 (328/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 91150
Geocode 9104

Tha Phae (Thai: ท่าแพ) is a district (Amphoe) of Satun Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The minor district (King Amphoe) Tha Phae was established on May 1, 1976 with the two southwestern tambon Tha Phae and Pae Ra of the district Khuan Kalong.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on July 4, 1994.[2]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the northwest clockwise) La-ngu, Khuan Kalong, Khuan Don and Mueang Satun. To the southwest is the Andaman Sea.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 4 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 28 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and 4 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh. Area (km²)
1. Tha Phae ท่าแพ 9 8,570 57.62
2. Paera แป-ระ 6 5,116 36.94
3. Sakhon สาคร 7 7,018 67.18
4. Tha Ruea ท่าเรือ 6 4,287 50.21

References[edit]

  1. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง แบ่งท้องที่กิ่งอำเภอควนกาหลง อำเภอเมืองสตูล จังหวัดสตูล ตั้งเป็นกิ่งอำเภอท่าแพ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 93 (80 ง): 1309. June 1, 1976. 
  2. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอเปือยน้อย ... และอำเภอศรีวิไล พ.ศ. ๒๕๓๗ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 111 (21 ก): 32–35. June 3, 1994. 

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