Yarang District

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Yarang
ยะรัง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Pattani Province
Amphoe 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
Country  Thailand
Province Pattani
Seat Yarang
Area
 • Total 184.0 km2 (71.0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 83,770
 • Density 455.2/km2 (1,179/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 94160
Geocode 9410

Yarang (Thai: ยะรัง) is a district (Amphoe) of Pattani Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The old district office was located 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 February 10, 1930. The present office was opened on September 22, 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.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 12 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 72 villages (muban). Yarang is a township (thesaban tambon) which parts of the tambon Yarang and Pitu Mudi. There are further 12 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
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

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