Yarang District

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Yarang

ยะรัง
Skyline of Yarang
District location in Pattani Province
District location in Pattani Province
Coordinates: 6°45′37″N 101°17′36″E / 6.76028°N 101.29333°E / 6.76028; 101.29333Coordinates: 6°45′37″N 101°17′36″E / 6.76028°N 101.29333°E / 6.76028; 101.29333
CountryThailand
ProvincePattani
SeatYarang
Area
 • Total184.0 km2 (71.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total83,770
 • Density455.2/km2 (1,179/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code94160
Geocode9410

Yarang (Thai: ยะรัง, pronounced [já(ʔ).rāŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Pattani Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The old district office was in Ban Ano Bulo, Tambon Yarang. However, as the old location was flooded every year, the office was moved to Ban Bin Ya Limo on 10 February 1930. The present office was opened on 22 September 1996.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Raman and Mueang Yala of Yala Province, Mae Lan, Nong Chik, Mueang Pattani, Yaring, Mayo, and Thung Yang Daeng of Pattani Province.

Economy[edit]

Tambon Khao Toom in the district is the site of Fort Sirindhorn, home of the Internal Security Operations Command Area 4.[1]

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 12 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 72 villages (mubans). Yarang is a township (thesaban tambon) which parts of the tambon Yarang and Pitu Mudi. There are a further 12 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Yarang ยะรัง 6 9,986
2. Sadawa สะดาวา 8 7,326
3. Prachan ประจัน 9 7,396
4. Sano สะนอ 4 5,023
5. Rawaeng ระแว้ง 6 4,247
6. Pitu Mudi ปิตูมุดี 5 5,633
7. Wat วัด 5 4,821
8. Krado กระโด 5 4,536
9. Khlong Mai คลองใหม่ 6 4,955
10 Mo Mawi เมาะมาวี 6 10,137
11. Kolam กอลำ 5 5,900
12. Khao Tum เขาตูม 7 13,810

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Outgoing and new Army chiefs visit Pattani". The Nation. 11 September 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.

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