Mae Rim District

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Mae Rim

แม่ริม
Mae Sa Waterfall, Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
District location in Chiang Mai Province
District location in Chiang Mai Province
Coordinates: 18°54′50″N 98°56′42″E / 18.91389°N 98.94500°E / 18.91389; 98.94500Coordinates: 18°54′50″N 98°56′42″E / 18.91389°N 98.94500°E / 18.91389; 98.94500
CountryThailand
ProvinceChiang Mai
Area
 • Total443.6 km2 (171.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total82,943
 • Density187.0/km2 (484/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code50180
Geocode5007

Mae Rim (Thai: แม่ริม, pronounced [mɛ̂ː rīm]) is a district (amphoe) in the central part of Chiang Mai Province in northern Thailand.

History[edit]

Formerly the district was called Khwaeng Mae Rim. Khwaeng Mae Rim converted to full district (amphoe) in 1914.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mae Taeng, San Sai, Mueang Chiang Mai, Hang Dong and Samoeng of Chiang Mai Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 11 subdistricts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 91 villages (muban). Mae Rim is a township (thesaban tambon), which covers parts of tambon Rim Tai and Mae Sa. There are a further 10 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Rim Tai ริมใต้ 8 9,498
2. Rim Nuea ริมเหนือ 4 3,336
3. San Pong สันโป่ง 11 9,425
4. Khilek ขี้เหล็ก 10 7,357
5. Saluang สะลวง 8 4,731
6. Huai Sai ห้วยทราย 5 4,253
7. Mae Raem แม่แรม 12 8,264
8. Pong Yaeng โป่งแยง 9 9,922
9. Mae Sa แม่สา 6 6,448
10. Don Kaeo ดอนแก้ว 10 14,286
11. Mueang Kaeo เหมืองแก้ว 9 5,423

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