Wang Sombun District

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Wang Sombun
วังสมบูรณ์
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Sa Kaeo Province
Amphoe location in Sa Kaeo Province
Coordinates: 13°23′49″N 102°11′55″E / 13.39694°N 102.19861°E / 13.39694; 102.19861Coordinates: 13°23′49″N 102°11′55″E / 13.39694°N 102.19861°E / 13.39694; 102.19861
Country  Thailand
Province Sa Kaeo
Seat Wang Mai
Area
 • Total 383.5 km2 (148.1 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 35,334
 • Density 92.1/km2 (239/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 27250
Geocode 2709

Wang Sombun (Thai: วังสมบูรณ์, pronounced [wāŋ sǒm.būːn]) is a district (amphoe) in the southwestern part of Sa Kaeo Province, eastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Wang Nam Yen and Khlong Hat of Sa Kaeo Province, Soi Dao and Kaeng Hang Maeo of Chanthaburi Province, and Tha Takiap of Chachoengsao Province.

History[edit]

The minor district (King Amphoe) was established July 1, 1997 with three tambon split from Wang Nam Yen 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]

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 3 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 48 villages (muban). Wang Sombun is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers the whole tambon Wang Sombun. There are further 2 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Wang Sombun วังสมบูรณ์ 17 10,549
2. Wang Mai วังใหม่ 12 11,973
3. Wang Thong วังทอง 12 12,812

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