Mueang Samut Prakan District

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Mueang Samut Prakan

เมืองสมุทรปราการ
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
CountryThailand
ProvinceSamut Prakan
SeatPak Nam
Area
 • Total190.56 km2 (73.58 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total537,320
 • Density2,819.73/km2 (7,303.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code10270
Geocode1101

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 - 51,699
2. Samrong Nuea สำโรงเหนือ 10 72,772
3. Bang Mueang บางเมือง 10 67,115
4. Thai Ban ท้ายบ้าน 11 25,584
8. Bang Pu Mai บางปูใหม่ 10 39,094
10. Phraek Sa แพรกษา 8 59,279
11. Bang Prong บางโปรง 4 10,106
12. Bang Pu บางปู 4 6,784
13. Bang Duan บางด้วน 8 7,964
14. Bang Mueang Mai บางเมืองใหม่ 11 52,277
15. Teparak เทพารักษ์ 9 49,299
16. Thai Ban Mai ท้ายบ้านใหม่ 8 47,951
17. Phraek Sa Mai แพรกษาใหม่ 6 47,396

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

Economy[edit]

Interhides Public Company (IHL)[2] operates nine tanning factories in Bang Pu Mai and is building a tenth factory there to be operational by 2020. IHL produce finished leathers for international footwear, automotive, and furniture companies.[3]

Education[edit]

The Thai Sikh International School is in Samrong, in the district.[4]

Recreational areas[edit]

Seaside resorts include one at Bang Pu Mai.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population statistics 2017". Department of provincial administration. Archived from the original on 2018-04-04. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
  2. ^ Tuntiwutthipong, Worrapong (7 June 2017). "Company Update: Interhides" (PDF). krungsri Securities. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Interhides: The first tannery in Asia to be awarded Global Tannery of the Year 2018". Bangkok Post. 30 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Contact Us." Thai Sikh International School
  5. ^ http://www.thaigov.go.th/index.php/en/tourist-be-important/item/55721-samut-prakan[dead link]

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