Thung Tako District

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Thung Tako
Amphoe location in Chumphon Province
Amphoe location in Chumphon Province
Coordinates: 10°6′37″N 99°4′58″E / 10.11028°N 99.08278°E / 10.11028; 99.08278Coordinates: 10°6′37″N 99°4′58″E / 10.11028°N 99.08278°E / 10.11028; 99.08278
Country  Thailand
Province Chumphon
Seat Thung Takhrai
 • Total 335.0 km2 (129.3 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 23,535
 • Density 70.3/km2 (182/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 86220
Geocode 8608

Thung Tako (Thai: ทุ่งตะโก, pronounced [tʰûŋ tā.kōː]) is a district (Amphoe) in the central part of Chumphon Province, southern Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Lang Suan and Sawi of Chumphon Province. To the east is the Gulf of Thailand.


The minor districts (King Amphoe) was created on September 6, 1976, when then three tambon Thung Takhrai, Tako and Pak Tako were split off from Sawi district.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on July 19, 1991.[2]


The district is subdivided into 4 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 35 villages (muban). Pak Tako is a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers the same-named tambon. There are further 3 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Pak Tako ปากตะโก 5 3,987
2. Thung Takhrai ทุ่งตะไคร 8 5,640
3. Tako ตะโก 14 8,412
4. Chong Mai Kaeo ช่องไม้แก้ว 8 5,496
Map of Amphoe


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