Nang Rong, Buriram

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Nang Rong
Town
Nang Rong
Nang Rong
Nang Rong is located in Thailand
Nang Rong
Nang Rong
Location in Thailand
Coordinates: 14°37′42″N 102°47′36″E / 14.62833°N 102.79333°E / 14.62833; 102.79333
Country Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand
Province Buriram Province
Districts of Thailand Nang Rong District
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 21,257
 • Metro density 2,650/sq mi (1,023/km2)
Website http://nangrongmuni.go.th/

Nang Rong (Thai: นางรอง) is a town (Thesaban Mueang) of Buriram Province, north-eastern Thailand.

History[edit]

The first local government for Nang Rong was created in 1957, when it became a sanitary district (sukhaphiban).[2] On November 8, 1986, the sanitary district was upgraded to a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon),[3] and effective August 3, 2005, it became a town (thesaban mueang).[4]

Geography[edit]

Nang Rong is the central town of Nang Rong District, containing the district office and other government offices. It is the closest major town to the Phanom Rung Historical Park, an 11th-century religious site.

Administration divisions[edit]

Nang Rong is subdivided into 20 boroughs (Chumchon).[5]

  1. Wat Khun Kong (ชุมชนวัดขุนก้อง)
  2. Wat Klang (ชุมชนวัดกลาง)
  3. War Rong Man Thet (ชุมชนวัดร่องมันเทศ)
  4. Wat Pa Re Rai (ชุมชนวัดป่าเรไร)
  5. Wat Pa Ta Seng (ชุมชนป่าตาเส็ง)
  6. Wat Thanon Hak (ชุมชนวัดถนนหัก)
  7. Ban Kao (ชุมชนบ้านเก่า)
  8. Wat Mai Re Rai Thong (ชุมชนวัดใหม่เรไรทอง)
  9. Nong Phrong (ชุมชนหนองโพรง)
  10. Thung Laem (ชุมชนทุ่งแหลม)
  11. Nong Ri (ชุมชนหนองรี)
  12. Ban Nong Krat (ชุมชนบ้านหนองกราด)
  13. Ban Nong Samet (ชุมชนบ้านหนองเสม็ด)
  14. Ban Chabuak (ชุมชนบ้านจะบวก)
  15. Khok Luang Pho (ชุมชนโคกหลวงพ่อ)
  16. Ban Don Salaeng Phan (ชุมชนบ้านดอนแสลงพันธ์)
  17. Ban Thanon Hak (ชุมชนบ้านถนนหัก)
  18. Thanon Hak Phatthana (ชุมชนถนนหักพัฒนา)
  19. Wat Suan Pa Rak Nam (ชุมชนวัดสวนป่ารักน้ำ)
  20. Wat Hua Saphan (ชุมชนวัดหัวสะพาน)

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nang Rong, Buriram
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.8
(87.4)
33.8
(92.8)
35.5
(95.9)
36.0
(96.8)
34.5
(94.1)
33.7
(92.7)
33.2
(91.8)
32.6
(90.7)
31.8
(89.2)
30.7
(87.3)
29.5
(85.1)
29.2
(84.6)
32.6
(90.7)
Average low °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
20.1
(68.2)
22.3
(72.1)
24.1
(75.4)
24.4
(75.9)
24.4
(75.9)
24.0
(75.2)
23.8
(74.8)
23.5
(74.3)
22.8
(73)
20.3
(68.5)
17.2
(63)
22
(71.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 8.2
(0.323)
11.0
(0.433)
37.9
(1.492)
76.5
(3.012)
154.7
(6.091)
140.6
(5.535)
160.7
(6.327)
177.0
(6.969)
232.8
(9.165)
143.2
(5.638)
36.8
(1.449)
3.2
(0.126)
1,182.6
(46.56)
Source: TMD.[6]

Transport[edit]

Nang Rong is connected to Bangkok mainly by bus, with buses arriving and departing hourly during the day.

Religion[edit]

Main religion of Nang Rong is Buddhism.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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