Pho Thong district

Pho Thong
โพธิ์ทอง
Wat Khun Inthapramun
Wat Khun Inthapramun
District location in Ang Thong province
District location in Ang Thong province
Coordinates: 14°40′1″N 100°24′29″E / 14.66694°N 100.40806°E / 14.66694; 100.40806Coordinates: 14°40′1″N 100°24′29″E / 14.66694°N 100.40806°E / 14.66694; 100.40806
CountryThailand
ProvinceAng Thong
Area
 • Total219.4 km2 (84.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total53,135
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code
14120
Geocode1504

Pho Thong (Thai: โพธิ์ทอง, pronounced [pʰōː tʰɔ̄ːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) in the northern part of Ang Thong province, central Thailand.

History

The district was established in 1890, at that time named Huai Ling Tok. Later the district name was changed to Pho Thong.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise): Sawaeng Ha of Ang Thong Province; Tha Chang and Phrom Buri of Sing Buri province; Chaiyo, Mueang Ang Thong, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko of Ang Thong Province; and Si Prachan of Suphanburi province.

Administration

The district is divided into 15 sub-districts (tambons). There are two townships (thesaban tambons). Pho Thong covers parts of tambons Ang Kaeo, Inthapramun, and Bang Phlap, and Ram Masak covers parts of tambon Ram Masak.

No. Name Thai
1. Ang Kaeo อ่างแก้ว
2. Inthapramun อินทประมูล
3. Bang Phlap บางพลับ
4. Nong Mae Kai หนองแม่ไก่
5. Ram Ma Sak รำมะสัก
6. Bang Rakam บางระกำ
7. Pho Rang Nok โพธิ์รังนก
8. Ongkharak องครักษ์
9. Khok Phutsa โคกพุทรา
10. Yang Chai ยางช้าย
11. Bo Rae บ่อแร่
12. Thang Phra ทางพระ
13. Sam Ngam สามง่าม
14. Bang Chao Cha บางเจ้าฉ่า
15. Kham Yat คำหยาด


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