Chonnabot District

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Chonnabot
ชนบท
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Khon Kaen Province
Amphoe location in Khon Kaen Province
Coordinates: 16°5′18″N 102°37′18″E / 16.08833°N 102.62167°E / 16.08833; 102.62167Coordinates: 16°5′18″N 102°37′18″E / 16.08833°N 102.62167°E / 16.08833; 102.62167
Country  Thailand
Province Khon Kaen
Seat Chonnabot
Area
 • Total 404.29 km2 (156.10 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 48,756
 • Density 120.6/km2 (312/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (THA)
Postal code 40180
Geocode 4018

Chonnabot (Thai: ชนบท, pronounced [t͡ɕʰōn.nā.bòt]) is a district (Amphoe) of Khon Kaen Province, northeastern Thailand.

History[edit]

Mueang Chonbot (ชลบถ) was established at the begin of the Rattanakosin era of around 1783. Its center was at Ban Nong Kong Kaeo.

In 1914, it was converted to a district. However, in 1943, it was downgraded to be part of Ban Phai district.[1] In 1966, the district was re-established, consisting of the tambon Chonnabot, Kut Phia Khom, Ban Thaen and Wang Saeng.[2]

Geography[edit]

Thai Silk Cottage

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mancha Khiri, Ban Phai, Non Sila, Phon, Waeng Yai and Khok Pho Chai.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 8 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 80 villages (muban). Chonnabot is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Chonnabot and Si Bun Rueang. There are further 8 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Chonnabot ชนบท 13 9338
2. Kut Phia Khom กุดเพียขอม 7 3815
3. Wang Saeng วังแสง 11 7362
4. Huai Kae ห้วยแก 9 5805
5. Ban Thaen บ้านแท่น 8 4365
6. Si Bun Rueang ศรีบุญเรือง 12 6792
7. Non Phayom โนนพะยอม 10 6328
8. Po Daeng ปอแดง 10 4951

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