Nikhom Kham Soi District

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Nikhom Kham Soi
นิคมคำสร้อย
Amphoe
Chayangkun Road (Route 212) in Na Kok village
Chayangkun Road (Route 212) in Na Kok village
Amphoe location in Mukdahan Province
Amphoe location in Mukdahan Province
Coordinates: 16°22′18″N 104°33′2″E / 16.37167°N 104.55056°E / 16.37167; 104.55056Coordinates: 16°22′18″N 104°33′2″E / 16.37167°N 104.55056°E / 16.37167; 104.55056
Country  Thailand
Province Mukdahan
Seat Nikhom Kham Soi
Area
 • Total 377.2 km2 (145.6 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 42,225
 • Density 111.9/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 49130
Geocode 4902

Nikhom Kham Soi (Thai: นิคมคำสร้อย, pronounced [ní(ʔ).kʰōm kʰām sɔ̂j]) is a district (amphoe) of Mukdahan Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Nong Sung, Mueang Mukdahan and Don Tan of Mukdahan Province, and Loeng Nok Tha of Yasothon Province.

History[edit]

The minor district (King Amphoe) was established on June 2, 1975, when the five tambon Nikhom Kham Soi, Na Kok, Na Udom, Nong Waeng and Kok Daeng were split off from Mukdahan district.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on March 25, 1979.[2] When Mukdahan Province was created in 1982, Nikhom Kham Soi was one of the districts forming the new province.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into 7 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 79 villages (muban). Nikhom Kham Soi is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of the tambon Nikhom Kham Soi, Na Kok and Chok Chai. There are further 7 Tambon administrative organization (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Nikhom Kham Soi นิคมคำสร้อย 14 8,541
2. Na Kok นากอก 13 5,278
3. Nong Waeng หนองแวง 11 7,574
4. Kok Daeng กกแดง 13 5,119
5. Na Udom นาอุดม 12 8,273
6. Chok Chai โชคชัย 9 4,367
7. Rom Klao ร่มเกล้า 7 3,073

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