Wapi Pathum District

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Wapi Pathum

วาปีปทุม
District location in Maha Sarakham Province
District location in Maha Sarakham Province
Coordinates: 15°50′48″N 103°22′48″E / 15.84667°N 103.38000°E / 15.84667; 103.38000Coordinates: 15°50′48″N 103°22′48″E / 15.84667°N 103.38000°E / 15.84667; 103.38000
CountryThailand
ProvinceMaha Sarakham
SeatNong Saeng
Area
 • Total605.77 km2 (233.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total114,020
 • Density188.1/km2 (487/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code44120
Geocode4409

Wapi Pathum District (Thai: วาปีปทุม, pronounced [wāː.pīː pā.tʰūm]) is a district (amphoe) of Maha Sarakham Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise): Na Dun, Na Chueak, Borabue, Mueang Maha Sarakham, and Kae Dam of Maha Sarakham Province; Si Somdet, Chaturaphak Phiman, Kaset Wisai, and Pathum Rat of Roi Et Province.

History[edit]

The district dates back to Mueang Wapi Pathum, which was converted into a district around 1900.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 15 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 240 villages (mubans). Nong Saeng is a sub-district municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Nong Saeng. There are a further 15 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[1]
01. Nong Saeng หนองแสง 28 21,063
02. Kham Pom ขามป้อม 16 06,589
03. Suea Kok เสือโก้ก 19 10,319
04. Dong Yai ดงใหญ่ 16 05,013
05. Pho Chai โพธิ์ชัย 12 04,500
06. Hua Ruea หัวเรือ 21 10,486
07. Khaen แคน 17 06,727
08. Ngua Ba งัวบา 19 08,069
09. Na Kha นาข่า 16 08,823
10. Ban Wai บ้านหวาย 17 07,410
11. Nong Hai หนองไฮ 17 07,855
12. Pracha Phatthana ประชาพัฒนา 11 04,487
13. Nong Thum หนองทุ่ม 10 03,987
14. Nong Saen หนองแสน 10 04,319
15. Khok Si Thonglang โคกสีทองหลาง 11 04,373

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population statistics 2008". Department of Provincial Administration.

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