Wat Bot District
Amphoe location in Phitsanulok Province
|• Total||1,326.210 km2 (512.053 sq mi)|
|• Density||28.0/km2 (73/sq mi)|
|Time zone||ICT (UTC+7)|
Tambon Wat Bot was separated from the Phrom Phiram District and created as a minor district (king amphoe) on 1 January 1948. It was upgraded to a full district on 6 June 1956. The present district office was opened on 4 July 1991.
The district is divided into six sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 61 villages (muban). The township (thesaban tambon) Wat Bot covers parts of tambon Wat Bot, Tha Ngam and Thothae. There are a further six tambon administrative organizations (TAO).
There are 34 active Buddhist temples in Amphoe Wat Bo.
The main roadway from Wat Bot to the rest of the province is Phitsanulok-Wat Bot Road.
Khwae Noi Dam project
Construction of the new dam was to have been completed in 2007 on the 60th anniversary of the king's accession to the throne. Among the areas to be irrigated by the dam's reservoir are Tambon Thap Yai Chiang of Amphoe Phrom Phiram, and the Thothae and Tha Ngam Sub-districts of Wat Bot. Construction of the dam was completed in 2008.
- amphoe.com (Thai)