Khan Na Yao District

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Khan Na Yao

คันนายาว
Slider and swimming pool of Siam Park City
Slider and swimming pool of Siam Park City
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
CountryThailand
ProvinceBangkok
SeatKhan Na Yao
Khwaeng2
Khet established21 November 1997
Area
 • Total25.980 km2 (10.031 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total96,751[1]
 • Density3,724.05/km2 (9,645.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code
10230
Geocode1043

Khan Na Yao (Thai: คันนายาว, pronounced [kʰān nāː jāːw]) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of Bangkok, Thailand. It is bounded by other Bangkok districts (from north clockwise): Bang Khen, Khlong Sam Wa, Min Buri, Saphan Sung, and Bueng Kum.

History[edit]

Khan Na Yao was separated from Bueng Kum on 14 October 1997 announcement, effective 21 November 1997, together with Saphan Sung.[2]

Its name meaning "long paddy-field ridge" for describing the majority geography of the district. Khan Na Yao is the agricultural district.

Places[edit]

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into two sub-districts (khwaeng).

1. Khan Na Yao  คันนายาว
2. Ram Inthra  รามอินทรา

District council[edit]

The District Council for Khan Na Yao has seven members, who each serve four-year terms. Elections were last held on 30 April 2006. The Thai Rak Thai Party won seven seats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and House Report for Year 2017 (see page 2 for data of this district)". Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Internal Affairs. Retrieved 2018-04-01. (Search page)
  2. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนแปลงพื้นที่เขตบางเขน เขตลาดพร้าว เขตบึงกุ่ม เขตประเวศ และตั้งเขตสายไหม เขตคันนายาว เขตสะพานสูง (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 114 (พิเศษ 108 ง): 6. 1997-11-18.

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