Hot District

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Hot
ฮอด
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Chiang Mai Province
Amphoe 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
Country  Thailand
Province Chiang Mai
Area
 • Total 1,430.38 km2 (552.27 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 48,287
 • Density 33.8/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 50240
Geocode 5016

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 again,, 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 to Hot.[2]

Administration[edit]

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

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
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

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