Tha Wung district

Tha Wung
ท่าวุ้ง
District location in Lopburi province
District location in Lopburi province
Coordinates: 14°48′54″N 100°30′42″E / 14.81500°N 100.51167°E / 14.81500; 100.51167Coordinates: 14°48′54″N 100°30′42″E / 14.81500°N 100.51167°E / 14.81500; 100.51167
CountryThailand
ProvinceLopburi
Area
 • Total242.8 km2 (93.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total50,687
 • Density208.8/km2 (541/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code15150
Geocode1605

Tha Wung (Thai: ท่าวุ้ง, pronounced [tʰâː wúŋ]) is a district (amphoe) in western part of Lopburi province, central Thailand.

History

The district was created 1912, formerly named Pho Wi.

Geography

The main water resource of Tha Wung are the Lopburi and Bang Kham Rivers.

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Ban Mi and Mueang Lopburi of Lopburi Province, Chaiyo of Ang Thong province and Phrom Buri and Mueang Sing Buri of Singburi province.

Administration

The district is divided into 11 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 128 villages (mubans). Tha Wung has township (thesaban tambon) status and covers parts of tambon Tha Wung. Tha Khlong is another township which covers parts of tambon Khao Samo Khon. There are 10 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.     
1. Tha Wung ท่าวุ้ง 12 5,253
2. Bang Khu บางคู้ 15 5,120
3. Pho Talat Kaeo โพตลาดแก้ว 10 4,830
4. Bang Li บางลี่ 16 5,312
5. Bang Nga บางงา 13 4,771
6. Khok Salut โคกสลุด 7 2,008
7. Khao Samo Khon เขาสมอคอน 13 7,015
8. Hua Samrong หัวสำโรง 15 6,927
9. Lat Sali ลาดสาลี่ 7 1,538
10. Ban Boek บ้านเบิก 11 5,431
11. Mutchalin มุจลินท์ 9 2,482
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