Tha Tum District

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Tha Tum
ท่าตูม
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Surin Province
Amphoe location in Surin Province
Coordinates: 15°19′6″N 103°40′30″E / 15.31833°N 103.67500°E / 15.31833; 103.67500Coordinates: 15°19′6″N 103°40′30″E / 15.31833°N 103.67500°E / 15.31833; 103.67500
Country  Thailand
Province Surin
Area
 • Total 643.3 km2 (248.4 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 97,390
 • Density 151.4/km2 (392/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 32120
Geocode 3203

Tha Tum (Thai: ท่าตูม, pronounced [tʰâː tūːm]) is a district (amphoe) in the northern part of Surin Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Rattanaburi, Sanom and Chom Phra of Surin Province, Satuek of Buriram Province, Chumphon Buri of Surin again, and Kaset Wisai and Suwannaphum of Roi Et Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 10 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 165 villages (muban). Tha Tum is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Tha Tum. There are further 10 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Tha Tum ท่าตูม 22 19,198
2. Krapho กระโพ 20 15,789
3. Phrom Thep พรมเทพ 22 7,969
4. Phon Khrok โพนครก 16 9,344
5. Mueang Kae เมืองแก 19 10,173
6. Ba บะ 15 6,555
7. Nong Bua หนองบัว 11 7,417
8. Bua Khok บัวโคก 19 9,700
9. Nong Methi หนองเมธี 11 5,976
10. Thung Kula ทุ่งกุลา 10 5,269