Hot District

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Hot

ฮอด
District location in Chiang Mai Province
District location in Chiang Mai Province
Coordinates: 18°11′34″N 98°36′40″E / 18.19278°N 98.61111°E / 18.19278; 98.61111Coordinates: 18°11′34″N 98°36′40″E / 18.19278°N 98.61111°E / 18.19278; 98.61111
CountryThailand
ProvinceChiang Mai
Area
 • Total1,430.38 km2 (552.27 sq mi)
Population
(2005)
 • Total48,287
 • Density33.8/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code50240
Geocode5016

Hot (Thai: ฮอด, pronounced [hɔ̂ːt]) is a district (amphoe) in the southern part of Chiang Mai Province in northern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mae Chaem, Chom Thong of Chiang Mai Province, Ban Hong, Li of Lamphun Province, Doi Tao, Omkoi of Chiang Mai Province, Sop Moei and Mae Sariang of Mae Hong Son Province.

The canyon of Op Luang National Park is in Hot District.

History[edit]

In 1905 the district Muet Ka was abolished and split into the district Mueang Hot and the minor district Mueang Hot.[1] In 1917 the district was renamed Hot.[2]

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into six sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 60 villages (muban). There are two sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambon), Tha Kham and Hang Dong, both covering parts of tambon Hang Don. There are a further six tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Hang Dong หางดง 13 15,303
2. Hot ฮอด 5 3,307
3. Ban Tan บ้านตาล 10 5,242
4. Bo Luang บ่อหลวง 12 11,958
5. Bo Sali บ่อสลี 10 7,926
6. Na Kho Ruea นาคอเรือ 10 4,551

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ แจ้งความกระทรวงมหาดไทย [ยกเลิกแขวงมืดกา ตั้งแขวงเมืองธอดและกิ่งแขวงเมืองฮอดขึ้น] (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 22 (28): 607. 1905-10-08.
  2. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนชื่ออำเภอ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 34 (0 ก): 40–68. 1917-04-29.

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