Uthumphon Phisai District

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Uthumphon Phisai

อุทุมพรพิสัย
Amphoe location in Sisaket Province
Amphoe location in Sisaket Province
Coordinates: 15°6′42″N 104°8′24″E / 15.11167°N 104.14000°E / 15.11167; 104.14000Coordinates: 15°6′42″N 104°8′24″E / 15.11167°N 104.14000°E / 15.11167; 104.14000
CountryThailand
ProvinceSisaket
SeatKamphaeng
Area
 • Total407.9 km2 (157.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total109,618
 • Density268.7/km2 (696/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code33120
Geocode3310

Uthumphon Phisai (Thai: อุทุมพรพิสัย, pronounced [ʔù.tʰūm.pʰɔ̄ːn pʰí.sǎj]) is a district (amphoe) in the western part of Sisaket Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Rasi Salai, Mueang Sisaket, Wang Hin, Prang Ku, Huai Thap Than, Mueang Chan, Pho Si Suwan, and Bueng Bun.

History[edit]

The district dates back to Mueang Uthumphon Phisai, which was converted into a district in 1911, then named Phachim Sisaket (ปจิมศีร์ษะเกษ). In 1913 it was renamed Uthomphon Phisai again.[1] The district office was in Ban Samrong Yai, tambon Samrong.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 19 sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 232 villages (muban). Kamphaeng is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Kamphaeng. There are a further 19 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Kamphaeng กำแพง 9 9,787
2. I Lam อี่หล่ำ 12 4,343
3. Kan Lueang ก้านเหลือง 20 9,287
4. Thung Chai ทุ่งไชย 9 4,579
5. Samrong สำโรง 17 7,851
6. Khaem แขม 12 4,424
7. Nong Hai หนองไฮ 12 5,320
8. Khayung ขะยูง 13 5,425
10. Ta Ket ตาเกษ 12 4,025
11. Hua Chang หัวช้าง 11 4,590
12. Rang Raeng รังแร้ง 12 5,391
14. Tae แต้ 8 2,853
15. Khae แข้ 9 4,855
16. Pho Chai โพธิ์ชัย 11 4,888
17. Pa Ao ปะอาว 14 5,194
18. Nong Hang หนองห้าง 17 8,808
22. Sa Kamphaeng Yai สระกำแพงใหญ่ 14 8,875
24. Khok Lam โคกหล่าม 10 3,720
25. Khok Chan โคกจาน 10 5,403

Missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Mueang Chan and Pho Si Suwan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ แจ้งความกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 30 (0 ง): 1536–1537. October 12, 1913.

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