Nong Khayang district

Nong Khayang
หนองขาหย่าง
District location in Uthai Thani province
District location in Uthai Thani province
Coordinates: 15°21′51″N 99°55′45″E / 15.36417°N 99.92917°E / 15.36417; 99.92917Coordinates: 15°21′51″N 99°55′45″E / 15.36417°N 99.92917°E / 15.36417; 99.92917
CountryThailand
ProvinceUthai Thani
Area
 • Total347.776 km2 (134.277 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total16,369
 • Density47.1/km2 (122/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code61130
Geocode6105

Nong Khayang (Thai: หนองขาหย่าง, pronounced [nɔ̌ːŋ kʰǎː.jàːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Uthai Thani province, northern Thailand.

History

Nong Luang (หนองหลวง) was an important border checkpoint since the Ayutthaya Era. In 1917 when the government changed the district status khwaeng to amphoe as in other provinces, Nong Luang was a district of Uthai Thani Province. The following year the district office of Nong Luang was moved to Noen Po and the district renamed Nong Khayang.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Nong Chang, Thap Than, and Mueang Uthai Thani of Uthai Thani Province; Wat Sing and Nong Mamong of Chai Nat province.

Administration

The district is divided into nine sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 53 villages (mubans). Nong Khayang is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Nong Khayang. There are a further five tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Nong Khayang หนองขาหย่าง 8 2,770
2. Nong Phai หนองไผ่ 9 2,502
3. Don Kloi ดอนกลอย 6 1,240
4. Huai Rop ห้วยรอบ 3 503
5. Thung Phueng ทุ่งพึ่ง 7 1,461
6. Tha Pho ท่าโพ 4 2,266
7. Mok Thaeo หมกแถว 3 605
8. Lum Khao หลุมเข้า 7 2,524
9. Dong Khwang ดงขวาง 6 2,498

References

External links

  • Nong Khayang district history(Thai)
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