Mancha Khiri District

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Mancha Khiri
Amphoe location in Khon Kaen Province
Amphoe location in Khon Kaen Province
Coordinates: 16°7′36″N 102°32′32″E / 16.12667°N 102.54222°E / 16.12667; 102.54222Coordinates: 16°7′36″N 102°32′32″E / 16.12667°N 102.54222°E / 16.12667; 102.54222
Country  Thailand
Province Khon Kaen
Seat Kut Khao
 • Total 735.825 km2 (284.104 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 72,244
 • Density 98.2/km2 (254/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 40160
Geocode 4017

Mancha Khiri (Thai: มัญจาคีรี, pronounced [mān.t͡ɕāː khīː.rīː]) is a district (Amphoe) in the southern part of Khon Kaen Province, northeastern Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Nong Ruea, Ban Fang, Phra Yuen, Ban Haet, Ban Phai, Chonnabot, Khok Pho Chai of Khon Kaen Province, Kaeng Khro and Ban Thaen of Chaiyaphum Province.


The district was renamed from Kut Khao to Mancha Khiri in 1939.[1]


The district is subdivided into 8 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 116 villages (muban). Mancha Khiri is a township (thesaban tambon) and covers parts of tambon Kut Khao. There is further 8 Tambon administrative organization (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Kut Khao กุดเค้า 17 12,775
2. Suan Mon สวนหม่อน 14 7,885
3. Nong Paen หนองแปน 16 9,109
4. Phon Phek โพนเพ็ก 14 7,957
5. Kham Khaen คำแคน 13 9,162
6. Na Kha นาข่า 17 9,919
7. Na Ngam นางาม 14 7,885
10. Tha Sala ท่าศาลา 11 7,552

Missing numbers belong to tambon which now form Khok Pho Chai district.


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