Mueang Ranong District

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Mueang Ranong
Amphoe location in Ranong Province
Amphoe location in Ranong Province
Coordinates: 9°58′2″N 98°38′2″E / 9.96722°N 98.63389°E / 9.96722; 98.63389Coordinates: 9°58′2″N 98°38′2″E / 9.96722°N 98.63389°E / 9.96722; 98.63389
Country  Thailand
Province Ranong
Seat Khao Niwet
 • Total 713.7 km2 (275.6 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 90,569
 • Density 126.9/km2 (329/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 85000
Geocode 8501

Mueang Ranong (Thai: เมืองระนอง) is the capital district (Amphoe Mueang) of Ranong Province, southern Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) La-un of Ranong Province, Phato of Chumphon Province, and Kapoe of Ranong again. To the west across the Kraburi River estuary is the Tanintharyi Division of Myanmar.


The district is subdivided into 9 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 39 villages (muban). The town (thesaban mueang) Ranong covers the whole tambon Khao Niwet. There are three subdistrict municipalities (thesaban tambon) - Ngao and Pak Nam each cover parts of the same-named tambon, while Bang Rin covers the whole tambon. There are further 7 Tambon administrative organization (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.
1. Khao Niwet เขานิเวศน์ - 16163
2. Ratchakrut ราชกรูด 8 9623
3. Ngao หงาว 5 8526
4. Bang Rin บางริ้น 6 24903
5. Pak Nam ปากน้ำ 6 9945
6. Bang Non บางนอน 5 13044
7. Hat Som Paen หาดส้มแป้น 3 3525
8. Sai Daeng ทรายแดง 4 4010
9. Ko Phayam เกาะพยาม 2 830
 Map of Amphoe

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