Mueang Samut Prakan District

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Mueang Samut Prakan
เมืองสมุทรปราการ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Samut Prakan Province
Amphoe location in Samut Prakan Province
Coordinates: 13°36′2″N 100°35′48″E / 13.60056°N 100.59667°E / 13.60056; 100.59667Coordinates: 13°36′2″N 100°35′48″E / 13.60056°N 100.59667°E / 13.60056; 100.59667
Country Thailand
Province Samut Prakan
Seat Pak Nam
Area
 • Total 190.557 km2 (73.574 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 530,547
 • Density 2,784.19/km2 (7,211.0/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 10270
Geocode 1101

Mueang Samut Prakan (Thai: เมืองสมุทรปราการ, pronounced [mɯ̄a̯ŋ sā.mùt prāː.kāːn]) or colloquially as Paknam Samut Prakan (Thai: ปากน้ำสมุทรปราการ) is the capital district (amphoe mueang) of Samut Prakan Province, central Thailand. The district has the highest population of all districts of Thailand.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 13 sub-districts (tambon). The city (thesaban nakhon) Samut Prakan covers the whole tambon Pak Nam. There are five sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambon): Dan Sam Rong covers parts of tambon Samrong Nuea, Samrong Nuea covers further parts of tambon Samron Nuea and parts of Bang Mueang Mai and Thepharak. Bang Mueang covers parts of tambon Bang Mueang, Bang Mueang Mai and Thepharak. Bang Pu covers the whole tambon Bang Pu, Bang Pu Mai, Thai Ban and Thai Ban Mai; Phraek Sa covers parts of tambon Phraek Sa and Phraek Sa Mai. There are a further six tambon administrative organizations (TAOs) responsible for the non-municipal areas.

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.[1]
1. Pak Nam ปากน้ำ - 57,046
2. Samrong Nuea สำโรงเหนือ 10 72,666
3. Bang Mueang บางเมือง 10 54,319
4. Thai Ban ท้ายบ้าน 11 24,652
8. Bang Pu Mai บางปูใหม่ 10 36,842
10. Phraek Sa แพรกษา 8 27,969
11. Bang Prong บางโปรง 4 8,822
12. Bang Pu บางปู 4 7,037
13. Bang Duan บางด้วน 8 8,744
14. Bang Mueang Mai บางเมืองใหม่ 11 49,314
15. Teparak เทพารักษ์ 9 49,851
16. Thai Ban Mai ท้ายบ้านใหม่ 8 45,269
17. Phraek Sa Mai แพรกษาใหม่ 6 17,610

The missing geocodes in the table are the tambon which were split off at the creation of Amphoe Phra Samut Chedi.

Education[edit]

The Thai Sikh International School is in Samrong, in the district.[2]

Recreational areas[edit]

Seaside resorts include one at Bang Pu Mai.[3]

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