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Khlong Khlung District

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Khlong Khlung (Thai: คลองขลุง, pronounced [kʰlɔ̄ːŋ kʰlǔŋ]) is a district (amphoe) in the central part of Kamphaeng Phet Province, central Thailand.

Khlong Khlung
คลองขลุง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Kamphaeng Phet Province
Amphoe location in Kamphaeng Phet Province
Coordinates: 16°13′0″N 99°43′12″E / 16.21667°N 99.72000°E / 16.21667; 99.72000Coordinates: 16°13′0″N 99°43′12″E / 16.21667°N 99.72000°E / 16.21667; 99.72000
Country Thailand
ProvinceKamphaeng Phet
SeatKhlong Khlung
Area
 • Total1,185.4 km2 (457.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total74,812
 • Density63.1/km2 (163/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code62120
Geocode6205

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GeographyEdit

Neighbouring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Sai Thong Watthana, Bueng Samakkhi, Khanu Woralaksaburi, Pang Sila Thong and Khlong Lan of Kamphaeng Phet Province.

HistoryEdit

The district Khanu was renamed to Khlong Khlung in 1939.[1]

AdministrationEdit

The district is subdivided into 10 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 101 villages (muban). There are three townships (thesaban tambon) - Khlong Khlung, Tha Makhuea and Tha Phutsa each cover parts of the same-named tambon. There are further 10 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Khlong Khlung คลองขลุง 13 13,503
2. Tha Makhuea ท่ามะเขือ 9 8,551
4. Tha Phutsa ท่าพุทรา 7 4,950
5. Mae Lat แม่ลาด 6 4,015
6. Wang Yang วังยาง 9 5,999
7. Wang Khaem วังแขม 15 10,296
8. Hua Thanon หัวถนน 9 5,181
9. Wang Sai วังไทร 14 10,957
13. Wang Bua วังบัว 10 7,158
16. Khlong Sombun คลองสมบูรณ์ 9 4,202

Missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Sai Thong Watthana and Pang Sila Thong.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ พระราชกฤษฎีกาเปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ กิ่งอำเภอ และตำบลบางแห่ง พุทธศักราช ๒๔๘๒ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 56 (0 ก): 354–364. April 17, 1939.

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