Yan Ta Khao District

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Yan Ta Khao
ย่านตาขาว
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Trang Province
Amphoe location in Trang Province
Coordinates: 7°23′12″N 99°40′0″E / 7.38667°N 99.66667°E / 7.38667; 99.66667Coordinates: 7°23′12″N 99°40′0″E / 7.38667°N 99.66667°E / 7.38667; 99.66667
Country  Thailand
Province Trang
Seat Yan Ta Khao
Area
 • Total 431.1 km2 (166.4 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 61,416
 • Density 142.5/km2 (369/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 92140
Geocode 9203

Yan Ta Khao (Thai: ย่านตาขาว) is a district (amphoe) of Trang Province, Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Palian, Kantang, Mueang Trang and Na Yong of Trang Province, Srinagarindra and Kong Ra of Phatthalung Province.

History[edit]

The minor district (king amphoe) Yan Ta Khao was created on 1 January 1948 as a subordinate of Kantang District. Originally it consisted of six tambon: Yan Ta Khao, Nong Bo, and Thung Khai were split off from Kantang Ddistrict, Na Chum Het from Mueang Trang District, and Nai Khuan and Phrong Chorakhe from Palian District.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on 5 June 1956.[2]

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into eight sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 65 villages (muban). Yan Ta Khao is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Yan Ta Khao. There are further eight tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Yan Ta Khao ย่านตาขาว 5 10,924
2. Nong Bo หนองบ่อ 6 4,628
3. Na Chum Het นาชุมเห็ด 9 8,179
4. Nai Khuan ในควน 9 8,551
5. Phrong Chorakhe โพรงจระเข้ 7 6,048
6. Thung Krabue ทุ่งกระบือ 9 7,878
7. Thung Khai ทุ่งค่าย 10 8,677
8. Ko Pia เกาะเปียะ 10 6,531
 Map of tambon

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