Nong Chang district

Nong Chang
หนองฉาง
District location in Uthai Thani province
District location in Uthai Thani province
Coordinates: 15°23′29″N 99°50′29″E / 15.39139°N 99.84139°E / 15.39139; 99.84139Coordinates: 15°23′29″N 99°50′29″E / 15.39139°N 99.84139°E / 15.39139; 99.84139
CountryThailand
ProvinceUthai Thani
SeatNong Chang
Area
 • Total341.2 km2 (131.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total44,366
 • Density131.4/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code61110
Geocode6104

Nong Chang (Thai: หนองฉาง, pronounced [nɔ̌ːŋ t͡ɕʰǎːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Uthai Thani province, northern Thailand.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the southwest clockwise) Huai Khot, Lan Sak, Thap Than, Nong Khayang of Uthai Thani Province and Nong Mamong of Chai Nat province.

History

In 1917 the district was renamed from Uthai Kao (อุทัยเก่า) to Nong Chang.[1]

Administration

The district is divided into 10 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 96 villages (mubans). There are two sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambon) in the district: Khao Bang Kraek covers tambon Khao Bang Kraek, and Nong Chang covers parts of tambon Nong Chang and Nong Suang.

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[2]
01. Nong Chang หนองฉาง 07 5,173
02. Nong Yang หนองยาง 10 5,588
03. Nong Nang Nuan หนองนางนวล 10 3,129
04. Nong Suang หนองสรวง 05 2,616
05. Ban Kao บ้านเก่า 09 1,405
06. Uthai Kao อุทัยเก่า 10 2,487
07. Thung Pho ทุ่งโพ 15 7,973
08. Thung Phong ทุ่งพง 11 2,156
09. Khao Bang Kraek เขาบางแกรก 07 6,556
10. Khao Kwang Thong เขากวางทอง 12 7,283

References

  1. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนชื่ออำเภอ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 34 (ก): 40–68. 29 April 1917.
  2. ^ "Population statistics 2008". Department of Provincial Administration. Archived from the original on 20 August 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2009.

External links

  • (in Thai) amphoe.com
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