Manang District, Satun

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Manang
มะนัง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Satun Province
Amphoe location in Satun Province
Coordinates: 7°0′0″N 99°55′18″E / 7.00000°N 99.92167°E / 7.00000; 99.92167Coordinates: 7°0′0″N 99°55′18″E / 7.00000°N 99.92167°E / 7.00000; 99.92167
Country  Thailand
Province Satun
Seat Palm Phatthana
Area
 • Total 207.8 km2 (80.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 14,611
 • Density 70.3/km2 (182/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 91130
Geocode 9107

Manang (Thai: มะนัง, pronounced [mā.nāŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Satun Province, southern Thailand.

History[edit]

The district was created on July 15, 1996 by splitting two tambon from Khuan Kalong 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 north clockwise) Palian of Trang Province, Khuan Kalong, La-ngu and Thung Wa of Satun Province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 2 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 18 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and 2 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.     
1. Palm Phatthana ปาล์มพัฒนา 9 8,347
2. Nikhom Phatthana นิคมพัฒนา 9 6,264

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External links[edit]

All data about Manang and Palm Phatthana in English