Lam Plai Mat District

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Lam Plai Mat

ลำปลายมาศ
Neighborhood near Lam Plai Mat railway station
Neighborhood near Lam Plai Mat railway station
District location in Buriram Province
District location in Buriram Province
Coordinates: 15°1′31″N 102°50′19″E / 15.02528°N 102.83861°E / 15.02528; 102.83861Coordinates: 15°1′31″N 102°50′19″E / 15.02528°N 102.83861°E / 15.02528; 102.83861
CountryThailand
ProvinceBuriram
Area
 • Total802.9 km2 (310.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total132,277
 • Density164.7/km2 (427/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code31130
Geocode3110

Lam Plai Mat (Thai: ลำปลายมาศ, pronounced [lām plāːj mâːt]) is a district (amphoe) of Buriram Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the northeast clockwise) Khu Mueang, Mueang Buriram, Chamni, Nong Hong of Buriram Province, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, and Lam Thamenchai of Nakhon Ratchasima Province.

Motto[edit]

The Lam Plai Mat District's Motto is "Mat river park, Thamen Chai stupa, great shire, tradition fabric, delicious food, Mee Chai center."

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 16 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 220 villages (mubans). There are two townships (thesaban tambons): Lam Plai Mat covers parts of the tambon Lam Plai Mat, Nong Khu and Hin Khon; Thamenchai covers parts of tambon Thamenchai and Nong Bua Khok. There are a further 15 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Lam Plai Mat ลำปลายมาศ 17 10,587
2. Nong Khu หนองคู 14 8,405
3. Salaeng Phan แสลงพัน 16 9,293
4. Thamen Chai ทะเมนชัย 17 9,245
5. Talat Pho ตลาดโพธิ์ 9 5,603
6. Nong Kathing หนองกะทิง 11 7,264
7. Khok Klang โคกกลาง 16 9,161
8. Khok Sa-at โคกสะอาด 16 10,009
9. Mueang Faek เมืองแฝก 16 10,074
10. Ban Yang บ้านยาง 12 8,203
11. Phathairin ผไทรินทร์ 19 9,751
12. Khok Lam โคกล่าม 12 7,533
13. Hin Khon หินโคน 16 9,897
14. Nong Bua Khok หนองบัวโคก 13 7,913
15. Bu Pho บุโพธิ์ 8 4,469
16. Nong Don หนองโดน 8 4,870

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