Khlung District

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Khlung

ขลุง
Waterfall, Namtok Phlio National Park
District location in Chanthaburi Province
District location in Chanthaburi Province
Coordinates: 12°27′17″N 102°13′17″E / 12.45472°N 102.22139°E / 12.45472; 102.22139Coordinates: 12°27′17″N 102°13′17″E / 12.45472°N 102.22139°E / 12.45472; 102.22139
CountryThailand
ProvinceChanthaburi
SeatKhlung
Area
 • Total756.038 km2 (291.908 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total55,044
 • Density72.8/km2 (189/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code22110
Geocode2202

Khlung (Thai: ขลุง, pronounced [kʰlǔŋ]) is the southernmost district (amphoe) of Chanthaburi Province, eastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the northwest clockwise) Laem Sing, Mueang Chanthaburi, Makham, Pong Nam Ron of Chanthaburi Province, Bo Rai, Khao Saming, and Laem Ngop of Trat Province. To the southeast is the Gulf of Thailand.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 12 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 90 villages (mubans). Khlung is a town (thesaban mueang) which covers tambon Khlung. There are a further 11 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Khlung ขลุง - 11,259
2. Bo บ่อ 10 6,715
3. Kwian Hak เกวียนหัก 10 4,400
4. Tapon ตะปอน 6 3,274
5. Bang Chan บางชัน 6 3,735
6. Wan Yao วันยาว 8 5,346
7. Sueng ซึ้ง 11 4,830
8. Map Phai มาบไพ 6 2,350
9. Wang Sappharot วังสรรพรส 9 2,859
10. Trok Nong ตรอกนอง 6 2,358
11. Tok Phrom ตกพรม 11 3,844
12. Bo Wen บ่อเวฬุ 7 4,074

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