Plaeng Yao District

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Plaeng Yao

แปลงยาว
District location in Chachoengsao Province
District 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
CountryThailand
ProvinceChachoengsao
SeatWang Yen
Area
 • Total237.23 km2 (91.60 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total44,706
 • Density188.45/km2 (488.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code24190
Geocode2409

Plaeng Yao (Thai: แปลงยาว, pronounced [plɛ̄ːŋ jāːw]) is a district (amphoe) of Chachoengsao Province, central Thailand.

History[edit]

The minor district (king amphoe) Plaeng Yao was established on 16 October 1978 with the three tambon: Plaeng Yao, Hua Samrong, and Wang Yen from Bang Khla District. It was upgraded to a full district on 15 March 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.

Economy[edit]

Plaeng Yao is home to Toyota's Gateway Assembly Plant. [2] It has been used to manufacture the Prius model.[3]

Administration[edit]

Central administration[edit]

Plaeng Yao District is divided into four sub-district (tambons), which are further subdivided into 48 administrative villages (muban).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[4]
01. Plaeng Yao แปลงยาว 13 10,724
02. Wang Yen วังเย็น 11 13,716
03. Hua Samrong หัวสำโรง 12 11,514
04. Nong Mai Kaen หนองไม้แก่น 12 07,470

Local administration[edit]

There are four sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambon) in the district:

  • Thung Sadao (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลทุ่งสะเดา) consisting of parts of sub-districts Plaeng Yao and Wang Yen.
  • Plaeng Yao (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลแปลงยาว) consisting of parts of sub-districts Plaeng Yao and Wang Yen.
  • Hua Samrong (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลหัวสำโรง) consisting of parts of sub-district Hua Samrong.
  • Wang Yen (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลวังเย็น) consisting of parts of sub-district Wang Yen.

There are three sub-district administrative organizations (SAO) in the district:

  • Plaeng Yao (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลแปลงยาว) consisting of parts of sub-district Plaeng Yao.
  • Hua Samrong (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลหัวสำโรง) consisting of parts of sub-district Hua Samrong.
  • Nong Mai Kaen (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลหนองไม้แก่น) consisting of sub-district 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. ^ "Contact Us". Toyota. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  3. ^ Maikaew, Piyachart (27 July 2018). "Prius production still on hold". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Population statistics 2017" (in Thai). Department of Provincial Administration. Retrieved 2018-04-04.

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