Mueang Nakhon Si Thammarat District

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Muang Nakhon Si Thammarat

เมืองนครศรีธรรมราช
District location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
District location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Coordinates: 8°25′12″N 99°57′48″E / 8.42000°N 99.96333°E / 8.42000; 99.96333Coordinates: 8°25′12″N 99°57′48″E / 8.42000°N 99.96333°E / 8.42000; 99.96333
CountryThailand
ProvinceNakhon Si Thammarat
SeatNai Mueang
Area
 • Total617.4 km2 (238.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total266,613
 • Density431.83/km2 (1,118.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code80000
Geocode8001

Mueang Nakhon Si Thammarat (Thai: เมืองนครศรีธรรมราช, pronounced [mɯ̄a̯ŋ ná(ʔ).kʰɔ̄ːn sǐː tʰām.mā.râːt]) is the capital district (amphoe mueang) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province in southern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the southeast clockwise): Pak Phanang, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Phra Phrom, Lan Saka, Phrom Khiri and Tha Sala. To the east is the Gulf of Thailand.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 16 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 114 villages (mubans).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.     
1. Nai Mueang ในเมือง - 46,364
2. Tha Wang ท่าวัง - 17,234
3. Khlang คลัง - 18,638
6. Tha Rai ท่าไร่ 6 8,437
7. Pak Nakhon ปากนคร 6 12,501
8. Na Sai นาทราย 6 6,124
12. Kamphaeng Sao กำแพงเซา 9 9,784
13. Chaiyamontri ไชยมนตรี 5 6,460
14. Mamuang Song Ton มะม่วงสองต้น 6 4,422
15. Na Khian นาเคียน 8 12,506
16. Tha Ngio ท่างิ้ว 9 10,425
18. Pho Sadet โพธิ์เสด็จ 9 31,709
19. Bang Chak บางจาก 11 11,521
20. Pak Phun ปากพูน 12 36,063
21. Tha Sak ท่าซัก 9 9,743
22. Tha Ruea ท่าเรือ 18 22,968
 Map of tambons

The missing numbers 9-11 and 17 belong to communes which were split off in 1994 to form Phra Phrom District.

Nakhon Si Thammarat itself has city status (thesaban nakhon) and covers tambons Nai Mueang, Tha Wang, Khlang, and parts of Na Khian and Pho Sadet. There are a further three townships (thesaban tambons): Bang Chak covering parts of the same-named tambon, Tha Phae covering parts of tambon Pak Phun, and Pak Nakhon covering parts of tambons Tha Rai and Pak Nakhon. There are also 13 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

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