Yaha District

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Yaha
ยะหา
Amphoe
District Office of Yaha.
District Office of Yaha.
Amphoe location in Yala Province
Amphoe location in Yala Province
Coordinates: 6°28′42″N 101°8′6″E / 6.47833°N 101.13500°E / 6.47833; 101.13500Coordinates: 6°28′42″N 101°8′6″E / 6.47833°N 101.13500°E / 6.47833; 101.13500
Country  Thailand
Province Yala
Tambon 7
Muban 49
Area
 • Total 500.0 km2 (193.1 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 60,091
 • Density 103.1/km2 (267/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 95120
Geocode 9505

Yaha (Thai: ยะหา) is a district (Amphoe) in the western part of Yala Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The area of Yaha was separated from Mueang Yala to create the district in 1907.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Kabang of Yala province, Saba Yoi of Songkhla Province, Mueang Yala, Krong Pinang, Bannang Sata of Yala province again and the state Kedah of Malaysia.

Administration[edit]

Central administration[edit]

The district Yaha is subdivided into 7 subdistricts (Tambon), which are further subdivided into 49 administrative villages (Muban).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[1]
01. Yaha ยะหา 09 14,837
02. La-ae ละแอ 06 04,412
03. Patae ปะแต 09 12,898
04. Baro บาโร๊ะ 08 09,756
06. Tachi ตาชี 05 02,080
07. Ba-ngoi Sinae บาโงยซิแน 06 07,823
08. Katong กาตอง 06 08,285

Number 5 and 9 belong to the tambon which now form the district Kabang.

Local administration[edit]

There are 2 subdistrict municipalities (Thesaban Tambon) in the district:

  • Yaha (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลยะหา) consisting of parts of the subdistrict Yaha.
  • Patae (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลปะแต) consisting of the complete subdistrict Patae.

There are 6 subdistrict administrative organizations (SAO) in the district:

  • Yaha (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลยะหา) consisting of parts of the subdistrict Yaha.
  • La-ae (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลละแอ) consisting of the complete subdistrict La-ae.
  • Baro (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลบาโร๊ะ) consisting of the complete subdistrict Baro.
  • Tachi (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลตาชี) consisting of the complete subdistrict Tachi.
  • Ba-ngoi Sinae (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลบาโงยซิแน) consisting of the complete subdistrict Ba-ngoi Sinae.
  • Katong (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลกาตอง) consisting of the complete subdistrict Katong.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population statistics 2014" (in Thai). Department of Provincial Administration. Retrieved 2015-06-22. 

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