Hang Dong District

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Hang Dong
Amphoe location in Chiang Mai Province
Amphoe location in Chiang Mai Province
Coordinates: 18°41′13″N 98°55′8″E / 18.68694°N 98.91889°E / 18.68694; 98.91889Coordinates: 18°41′13″N 98°55′8″E / 18.68694°N 98.91889°E / 18.68694; 98.91889
Country  Thailand
Province Chiang Mai
 • Total 277.1 km2 (107.0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 67,570
 • Density 243.8/km2 (631/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 50230
Geocode 5015

Hang Dong (Thai: หางดง) is a district (amphoe) of Chiang Mai Province in northern Thailand. It is not to be confused with Hang-dong neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea.


Neighboring districts are (from the southwest clockwise) San Pa Tong, Mae Wang, Samoeng, Mae Rim, Mueang Chiang Mai, Saraphi of Chiang Mai Province, and Mueang Lamphun of Lamphun Province.

To reach Baan Tawaii. (famous handicraft center) you turn left just after Hang Dong market if you are driving from Chiang Mai. Hang Dong has a 9 hole golf course on the canal road.


The district is subdivided into 11 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 113 villages (muban). Nong Thong Phattana is a township (thesaban tambon), which covers parts of tambon Nong Thong. There are further 10 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Hang Dong หางดง 13 2,531
2. Nong Kaeo หนองแก๋ว 9 5,276
3. Han Kaeo หารแก้ว 9 5,767
4. Nong Tong หนองตอง 14 9,152
5. Khun Khong ขุนคง 9 4,772
6. Sop Mae Kha สบแม่ข่า 5 2,405
7. Ban Waen บ้านแหวน 13 9,537
8. San Phak Wan สันผักหวาน 7 8,928
9. Nong Khwai หนองควาย 12 8,344
10. Ban Pong บ้านปง 11 4,827
11. Nam Phrae น้ำแพร่ 11 6,031


See also[edit]

  • Chiang Mai Metropolitan Area
  • "Wat Ton Kwen and Wat Hang Dong: Two Hidden Gems of Lan Na Architecture", in: Forbes, Andrew, and Henley, David, Ancient Chiang Mai v 4. Chiang Mai, Cognoscenti Books, 2012. ASIN: B006J541LE

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