Nam Kum

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Nam Kum
น้ำกุ่ม
Tambon
Coordinates: 17°16′00″N 100°47′00″E / 17.26667°N 100.78333°E / 17.26667; 100.78333Coordinates: 17°16′00″N 100°47′00″E / 17.26667°N 100.78333°E / 17.26667; 100.78333
Country Thailand
Province Phitsanulok
Amphoe Nakhon Thai
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,626
Time zone Thailand (UTC+7)
Postal code 65120
Geocode 650207

Nam Kum (Thai: น้ำกุ่ม) is a subdistrict in the Nakhon Thai District of Phitsanulok Province, Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Nam Kum is the northernmost subdistrict in Nakhon Thai. It is bordered to the north-west by Amphoe Chat Trakan, to the east by Loei Province, and to the south by Nakhon Chum. The subdistrict is primarily mountainous terrain, as it is located within the Phetchabun Mountains. Nam Kum lies within the Nan Basin, which is part of the Chao Phraya Watershed.

Administration[edit]

The following is a list of the subdistrict's muban, which roughly correspond to the villages:[1]

No. English Thai
1 Ban Na Wong Khong บ้านนาวงฆ้อง
2 Ban Nam Kum บ้านน้ำกุ่ม
3 Ban Pong Pia บ้านโป่งเปี้ย
4 Ban Na Faek บ้านนาแฝก
5 Ban Na Hin บ้านนาหิน
6 Ban Pong So บ้านโป่งสอ
7 Ban Bung Pha บ้านบุ่งผำ

Temples[edit]

Nam Kum is home to the following two temples:[2]

  • Wat Pho Sai (Thai: วัดโพธิ์ไทร) in Ban Nam Kun
  • Wat Pho Tharam (Thai: วัดโพธาราม) in Ban Na Faek

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pitlocal.org (in Thai)
  2. ^ The Office of Phitsanulok Province Culture Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine.