Plaeng Yao District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Plaeng Yao
แปลงยาว
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Chachoengsao Province
Amphoe location in Chachoengsao Province
Coordinates: 13°35′5″N 101°17′3″E / 13.58472°N 101.28417°E / 13.58472; 101.28417Coordinates: 13°35′5″N 101°17′3″E / 13.58472°N 101.28417°E / 13.58472; 101.28417
Country  Thailand
Province Chachoengsao
Seat Wang Yen
Area
 • Total 237.23 km2 (91.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 43,247
 • Density 182.29/km2 (472.1/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 24190
Geocode 2409

Plaeng Yao (Thai: แปลงยาว) is a district (Amphoe) of Chachoengsao Province, central Thailand.

History[edit]

The minor district (King Amphoe) Plaeng Yao was established on October 16, 1978 with the three tambon Plaeng Yao, Hua Samrong and Wang Yen from Bang Khla district. It was upgraded to a full district on March 15, 1985.[1]

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Ban Pho, Bang Khla, Ratchasan, Phanom Sarakham and Sanam Chai Khet of Chachoengsao Province, and Ko Chan, Phanat Nikhom and Phan Thong of Chonburi Province.

Administration[edit]

Central administration[edit]

The district Plaeng Yao is subdivided into 4 subdistrict (Tambon), which are further subdivided into 48 administrative villages (Muban).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[2]
01. Plaeng Yao แปลงยาว 13 10,732
02. Wang Yen วังเย็น 11 12,638
03. Hua Samrong หัวสำโรง 12 10,911
04. Nong Mai Kaen หนองไม้แก่น 12 07,217

Local administration[edit]

There are 4 subdistrict municipalities (Thesaban Tambon) in the district:

  • Thung Sadao (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลทุ่งสะเดา) consisting of parts of the subdistricts Plaeng Yao, Wang Yen.
  • Plaeng Yao (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลแปลงยาว) consisting of parts of the subdistricts Plaeng Yao, Wang Yen.
  • Hua Samrong (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลหัวสำโรง) consisting of parts of the subdistrict Hua Samrong.
  • Wang Yen (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลวังเย็น) consisting of parts of the subdistrict Wang Yen.

There are 3 subdistrict administrative organizations (SAO) in the district:

  • Plaeng Yao (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลแปลงยาว) consisting of parts of the subdistrict Plaeng Yao.
  • Hua Samrong (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลหัวสำโรง) consisting of parts of the subdistrict Hua Samrong.
  • Nong Mai Kaen (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลหนองไม้แก่น) consisting of the complete subdistrict Nong Mai Kaen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอเขาสวนกวาง อำเภอแปลงยาว อำเภอบ่อทอง อำเภอปะคำ และอำเภอบ้านฉาง พ.ศ. ๒๕๒๘ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 102 (33 ก special): 7–9. March 15, 1985. 
  2. ^ "Population statistics 2013" (in Thai). Department of Provincial Administration. Retrieved 2014-10-07. 

External links[edit]