Nong Bua district

Nong Bua
หนองบัว
District location in Nakhon Sawan province
District location in Nakhon Sawan province
Coordinates: 15°51′54″N 100°35′10″E / 15.86500°N 100.58611°E / 15.86500; 100.58611Coordinates: 15°51′54″N 100°35′10″E / 15.86500°N 100.58611°E / 15.86500; 100.58611
CountryThailand
ProvinceNakhon Sawan
Area
 • Total819.5 km2 (316.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total70,609
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code
60110
Geocode6004

Nong Bua (Thai: หนองบัว, pronounced [nɔ̌ːŋ būa̯]) is a district (amphoe) in the northeastern part of Nakhon Sawan province, central Thailand.

History

The government separated some tambons of Chum Saeng district, Tha Tako district, and Bang Mun Nak district of Phichit province to create the minor district (king amphoe) Nong Bua on 1 January 1948. It was upgraded to a full district on 6 June 1956.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise): Bang Mun Nak and Dong Charoen of Phichit province; Chon Daen and Bueng Sam Phan of Phetchabun province; and Phaisali, Tha Tako, and Chum Saeng of Nakhon Sawan Province.

Administration

The district is divided into nine sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 105 villages (mubans). Nong Bua is a township (thesaban tambon) covering parts of tambons Nong Bua and Nong Klap. There are a further nine tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Nong Bua หนองบัว 20 15,342
2. Nong Klap หนองกลับ 15 13,103
3. Than Thahan ธารทหาร 9 7,977
4. Huai Ruam ห้วยร่วม 11 4,595
5. Huai Thua Tai ห้วยถั่วใต้ 7 2,178
6. Huai Thua Nuea ห้วยถั่วเหนือ 9 3,580
7. Huai Yai ห้วยใหญ่ 6 2,938
8. Thung Thong ทุ่งทอง 14 9,876
9. Wang Bo วังบ่อ 14 11,020

References


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