Chaloem Phra Kiat District, Buriram

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Chaloem Phra Kiat
เฉลิมพระเกียรติ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Buriram Province
Amphoe location in Buriram Province
Coordinates: 14°33′30″N 102°55′30″E / 14.55833°N 102.92500°E / 14.55833; 102.92500Coordinates: 14°33′30″N 102°55′30″E / 14.55833°N 102.92500°E / 14.55833; 102.92500
Country Thailand
Province Buriram
Seat Ta Pek
Area
 • Total 349.7 km2 (135.0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 39,796
 • Density 113.8/km2 (295/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 31110
Geocode 3123

Chaloem Phra Kiat (Thai: เฉลิมพระเกียรติ, pronounced [t͡ɕʰā.lɤ̌ːm pʰráʔ kìa̯t]) is a district (amphoe) of Buriram Province, northeastern Thailand.

History[edit]

The district was created on 5 December 1996, together with four other districts and renamed Chaloem Phra Kiat in celebration of the 50th anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's ascension to the throne.

The district was composed of the tambon Charoen Suk, Ta Pek and Isan Khet of Nang Rong District and tambon Thawon and Yai Yaem Watthana of Lahan Sai.[1]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Prakhon Chai, Lahan Sai and Nang Rong.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into five sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 71 villages (muban). Phanom Rung is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers almost the complete tambon Ta Pek and parts of tambon Isan Khet. There are a further four tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Charoen Suk เจริญสุข 14 6,483
2. Ta Pek ตาเป๊ก 15 8,872
3. Isan Khet อีสานเขต 15 8,360
4. Thawon ถาวร 11 7,517
5. Yai Yaem Watthana ยายแย้มวัฒนา 16 8,564

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