Phukhao Thong, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

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Phukhao Thong
ภูเขาทอง
Tambon
Country  Thailand
Province Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
District Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Area
 • Total 44.91 km2 (17.34 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,748
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal Code 13000
Geocode 140108

Phukhao Thong (Thai: ภูเขาทอง) is a sub-district (tambon) in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, administered by Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District in central Thailand.

Geography[edit]

The sub-district is on the Chao Phraya river about 71 km north of Bangkok and about 3 km north-west of the city of Ayutthaya. Tourist sites include Chedi Phukhao Thong and the adjacent monument to King Naresuan of Ayutthaya.

Neighboring sub-districts are (from the north clockwise) Wat Tum, Lum Phli, Tha Wasukri, Ban Pom, and Ban Mai.

Economy[edit]

Employment in Phukhao Thong is based on the retail and service industries. Products exported from the tambon include hammocks, fish-shaped mobiles made from palm leaves representing the emblem of Ayutthaya, and fans made from peacock feathers.[1]

Administration[edit]

The entire sub-district is administered by a tambon administrative organization (TAO), created in 1999.[2] It is subdivided into four villages (muban).

1 บ้านวัดช่อง Ban Wat Chong
2 บ้านภูเขาทอง Ban Phukhao Thong
3 บ้านหัวพราน Ban Hua Phran
4 บ้านหาดทราย Ban Hat Sai

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Coordinates: 14°21′47.77″N 100°32′44.66″E / 14.3632694°N 100.5457389°E / 14.3632694; 100.5457389