Khlong Khuean District

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Khlong Khuean
คลองเขื่อน
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Chachoengsao Province
Amphoe location in Chachoengsao Province
Coordinates: 13°47′29″N 101°9′47″E / 13.79139°N 101.16306°E / 13.79139; 101.16306Coordinates: 13°47′29″N 101°9′47″E / 13.79139°N 101.16306°E / 13.79139; 101.16306
Country  Thailand
Province Chachoengsao
Seat Khlong Khuean
Area
 • Total 127.4 km2 (49.2 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 13,178
 • Density 103.43/km2 (267.9/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 24000
Geocode 2411

Khlong Khuean (Thai: คลองเขื่อน, pronounced [kʰlɔ̄ːŋ kʰɯ̀a̯n]) is a district (amphoe) of Chachoengsao Province, central Thailand.

History[edit]

The district was created on 31 May 1993 by splitting it from Bang Khla district.[1]

Following a decision of the Thai government on May 15, 2007, all of the 81 minor districts were to be upgraded to full districts.[2] With the publishing in the Royal Gazette on August 24 the upgrade became official.[3]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Bang Khla, Mueang Chachoengsao, Bang Nam Priao of Chachoengsao Province and Ban Sang of Prachinburi Province.

The important water resource is the Bang Pakong River.

Administration[edit]

Central administration[edit]

The district Khlong Khuean is subdivided into 5 subdistrict (tambon), which are further subdivided into 32 administrative villages (muban).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[4]
01. Kon Kaeo ก้อนแก้ว 06 3,093
02. Khlong Khuean คลองเขื่อน 06 3,565
03. Bang Lao บางเล่า 06 1,994
04. Bang Rong บางโรง 07 2,266
05. Bang Talat บางตลาด 07 2,246

Local administration[edit]

There are 5 subdistrict administrative organizations (SAO) in the district:

  • Kon Kaeo (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลก้อนแก้ว) consisting of the complete subdistrict Kon Kaeo.
  • Khlong Khuean (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลคลองเขื่อน) consisting of the complete subdistrict Khlong Khuean.
  • Bang Lao (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลบางเล่า) consisting of the complete subdistrict Bang Lao.
  • Bang Rong (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลบางโรง) consisting of the complete subdistrict Bang Rong.
  • Bang Talat (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลบางตลาด) consisting of the complete subdistrict Bang Talat.

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