Pho Thale district

Pho Thale
โพทะเล
Amphoe location in Phichit province
Amphoe location in Phichit province
Coordinates: 16°4′30″N 100°18′12″E / 16.07500°N 100.30333°E / 16.07500; 100.30333Coordinates: 16°4′30″N 100°18′12″E / 16.07500°N 100.30333°E / 16.07500; 100.30333
CountryThailand
ProvincePhichit
SeatTha Bua
Area
 • Total484.4 km2 (187.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total60,781
 • Density127.1/km2 (329/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code66130
Geocode6606

Pho Thale (Thai: โพทะเล, pronounced [pʰōː tʰā.lēː]) is a district (amphoe) in the southwestern part of Phichit province, central Thailand.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the northwest clockwise) Bueng Na Rang, Taphan Hin, Bang Mun Nak of Phichit Province, Chum Saeng, Kao Liao and Banphot Phisai of Nakhon Sawan province.

History

In 1939, the district office was moved from Bang Khlan Sub-district to Ban Tan Sub-district.[1] Later the same year, the district was renamed from Bang Khlan to Pho Thale, and the sub-district Ban Tan also to Pho Thale.[2]

Administration

The district is divided into 11 sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 98 villages (muban). There are two sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambon) - Pho Thale covers parts of tambon Pho Thale, and Tha Sao parts of tambon Tha Sao and Tha Khamin. There are a further 11 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[3]
01. Pho Thale โพทะเล 09 7,558
02. Thai Nam ท้ายน้ำ 11 5,786
03. Thanong ทะนง 11 7,863
04. Tha Bua ท่าบัว 13 7,033
05. Thung Noi ทุ่งน้อย 07 3,722
06. Tha Khamin ท่าขมิ้น 12 5,607
07. Tha Sao ท่าเสา 09 6,052
08. Bang Khlan บางคลาน 06 3,918
11. Tha Nang ท่านั่ง 06 3,889
12. Ban Noi บ้านน้อย 06 3,876
13. Wat Khwang วัดขวาง 08 5,477

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Bueng Narang district.

References

  1. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง ย้ายที่ว่าการอำเภอบางคลาน จังหวัดพิจิตร (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 55 (ง): 3400. 1939-01-16.
  2. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาเปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ กิ่งอำเภอ และตำบลบางแห่ง พุทธศักราช ๒๔๘๒ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 56 (ก): 354–364. April 17, 1939.
  3. ^ "Population statistics 2009". Department of Provincial Administration. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04.

External links

  • amphoe.com


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