Saphan Sung District

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Saphan Sung
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°46′12″N 100°41′5″E / 13.77000°N 100.68472°E / 13.77000; 100.68472Coordinates: 13°46′12″N 100°41′5″E / 13.77000°N 100.68472°E / 13.77000; 100.68472
Country  Thailand
Province Bangkok
Seat Saphan Sung
Khwaeng 1
Established November 21, 1997
 • Total 28.124 km2 (10.859 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 93,854
 • Density 3,337.14/km2 (8,643.2/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 10240
except Mu 12-17 Khwaeng Saphan Sung: 10250
Geocode 1044

Saphan Sung (Thai: สะพานสูง, pronounced [sā.pʰāːn sǔːŋ]) is one of the 50 districts (Khet) of Bangkok, Thailand. Located on the eastern part of the capital, it is bounded by other Bangkok districts (from north clockwise): Khan Na Yao, Min Buri, Lat Krabang, Prawet, Suan Luang, Bang Kapi, and Bueng Kum. Most part of Saphan Sung district are low density residential area.


Saphan Sung was separated from Bueng Kum on 14 October 1997 announcement, effective 21 November 1997, together with Khan Na Yao.[1] Saphan Sung means tall bridge referring to the shape of bridge built over khlongs (Thai canals) back when boats were a main mode of transportation.


  • Wat Lat Bua Khao (วัดลาดบัวขาว)
  • Triam udom suksa nomklao school
  • Saphan Sung Discovery Learning Library
  • Saphan Sung Youth Centre
  • Pra-Ajahn Mitsuo Gavesako Foundation


The district has only one sub-district (Khwaeng).

1. Saphan Sung  สะพานสูง

District Council[edit]

The District Council for Saphan Sung has seven members, who each serve four-year terms. Elections were last held on April 30, 2006. The results were as follows:


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