Kapong District

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Kapong
กะปง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Phang Nga Province
Amphoe location in Phang Nga Province
Coordinates: 8°41′48″N 98°24′30″E / 8.69667°N 98.40833°E / 8.69667; 98.40833Coordinates: 8°41′48″N 98°24′30″E / 8.69667°N 98.40833°E / 8.69667; 98.40833
Country  Thailand
Province Phang Nga
Seat Tha Na
Area
 • Total 588.793 km2 (227.334 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 12,963
 • Density 22.0/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 82170
Geocode 8203

Kapong (Thai: กะปง) is a district (amphoe) in the province Phang Nga in the south of Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Phanom of Surat Thani Province, Mueang Phang Nga, Thai Mueang and Takua Pa.

The forests of the district are part of the Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park.

Administration[edit]

The district Kapong is subdivided into 5 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 22 villages (muban). Tha Na has township (thesaban tambon) status and covers parts of the tambon Tha Na. There are four Tambon administrative organization (TAO), tambon Kapong is administrated by a neighboring tambon.

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.     
1. Kapong กะปง 4 1,785
2. Tha Na ท่านา 4 3,819
3. Mo เหมาะ 4 2,311
4. Le เหล 6 2,579
5. Rommani รมณีย์ 4 2,469
Map of Tambon

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