Thai Mueang District

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Thai Mueang
ท้ายเหมือง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Phang Nga Province
Amphoe location in Phang Nga Province
Coordinates: 8°24′0″N 98°15′42″E / 8.40000°N 98.26167°E / 8.40000; 98.26167Coordinates: 8°24′0″N 98°15′42″E / 8.40000°N 98.26167°E / 8.40000; 98.26167
Country  Thailand
Province Phang Nga
Area
 • Total 611.8 km2 (236.2 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 45,547
 • Density 74.4/km2 (193/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 82120
Geocode 8208

Thai Mueang (Thai: ท้ายเหมือง) is a district (amphoe) in the province Phang Nga in the south of Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Takua Pa, Kapong, Mueang Phang Nga and Takua Thung. To the west is the Andaman Sea.

The Khao Lampi–Hat Thai Mueang National Park was established in 1986 and covers 72 km². The park consists of two parts: the beach of Thai Mueang as well as the natural rain forest at Lampi mountain.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 6 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 40 villages (muban). Thai Mueang itself has township (thesaban tambon) status. There are 6 Tambon administrative organization (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.     
1. Thai Mueang ท้ายเหมือง 9 11,172
2. Na Toei นาเตย 9 8,919
3. Bang Thong บางทอง 7 5,075
4. Thung Maphrao ทุ่งมะพร้าว 11 8,908
5. Lam Phi ลำภี 7 4,827
6. Lam Kaen ลำแก่น 6 6,646
 Map of Tambon

See also[edit]