Sai Mai District

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Sai Mai

สายไหม
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°55′9″N 100°38′45″E / 13.91917°N 100.64583°E / 13.91917; 100.64583Coordinates: 13°55′9″N 100°38′45″E / 13.91917°N 100.64583°E / 13.91917; 100.64583
Country Thailand
ProvinceBangkok
SeatO Ngoen
Khwaeng3
Khet establishedNovember 21, 1997
Area
 • Total44.615 km2 (17.226 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total202,590[1]
 • Density4,540.84/km2 (11,760.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code
10220
Geocode1042

Sai Mai (Thai: สายไหม, pronounced [sǎːj mǎj]) is one of the 50 districts (Khet) of Bangkok, Thailand. It is bounded by (from north clockwise): Amphoe Lam Luk Ka of Pathum Thani Province; Khlong Sam Wa, Bang Khen and Don Mueang of Bangkok. As of 2014, it had the highest population of all districts in Bangkok.

History[edit]

Sai Mai was the name of a muban in tambon Khu Khot, Amphoe Lam Luk Ka, Pathum Thani Province. It was transferred to Amphoe Bang Khen and promoted to a subdistrict (Tambon) in 1940. Due to the growth of population in the area, Sai Mai was elevated to a district effective 21 November 1997 to improve the service and administration.[2]

Places[edit]

  • Wat Amarawanaram
  • Sarasas Witaed Saimai School

Administration[edit]

The district is sub-divided into three sub-districts (Khwaeng).

1. Sai Mai สายไหม
2. O Ngoen ออเงิน
3. Khlong Thanon  คลองถนน

District Council[edit]

The District Council for Sai Mai has eight members, who each serve four-year terms. Elections were last held on April 30, 2006. The results are as follows:

Current members belong to the Democrat Party (Thailand)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and House Report for Year 2017 (see page 2 for data of this district)". Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Internal Affairs. Retrieved 2018-04-01. (Search page)
  2. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนแปลงพื้นที่เขตบางเขน เขตลาดพร้าว เขตบึงกุ่ม เขตประเวศ และตั้งเขตสายไหม เขตคันนายาว เขตสะพานสูง (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 114 (พิเศษ 108 ง): 6. 1997-11-18.

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