Sikhoraphum District

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Sikhoraphum
ศีขรภูมิ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Surin Province
Amphoe location in Surin Province
Coordinates: 14°56′48″N 103°47′30″E / 14.94667°N 103.79167°E / 14.94667; 103.79167Coordinates: 14°56′48″N 103°47′30″E / 14.94667°N 103.79167°E / 14.94667; 103.79167
Country  Thailand
Province Surin
Area
 • Total 561.623 km2 (216.844 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 138,020
 • Density 245.8/km2 (637/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (THA)
Postal code 32150
Geocode 3209

Sikhoraphum (Thai: ศีขรภูมิ, pronounced [sǐː.kʰɔ̌ː.rā.pʰūːm]) is a district (amphoe) in the central part of Surin Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Sanom and Samrong Thap of Surin Province, Prang Ku of Sisaket Province, Si Narong, Lamduan, Mueang Surin, Khwao Sinarin and Chom Phra of Surin again.

Administration[edit]

Prasat Sikhoraphum Temple

The district is subdivided into 15 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 226 villages (muban). Ra Ngaeng is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Ra Ngaeng. There are further 15 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Ra-ngaeng ระแงง 14 11,352
2. Truem ตรึม 18 10,308
3. Charaphat จารพัต 19 10,558
4. Yang ยาง 18 9,953
5. Taen แตล 22 12,974
6. Nong Bua หนองบัว 18 8,881
7. Khalamae คาละแมะ 15 6,524
8. Nong Lek หนองเหล็ก 18 12,620
9. Nong Khwao หนองขวาว 17 9,390
10. Chang Pi ช่างปี่ 14 10,433
11. Kut Wai กุดหวาย 14 8,106
12. Khwao Yai ขวาวใหญ่ 9 5,532
13. Na Rung นารุ่ง 9 5,603
14. Trom Phrai ตรมไพร 10 8,119
15. Phak Mai ผักไหม 11 7,667