Kanthararom District

Kanthararom (Thai: กันทรารมย์, pronounced [kān.tʰā.rāː.rōm]) is a district (amphoe) in the northeastern part of Sisaket Province, northeastern Thailand.

Kanthararom

กันทรารมย์
District location in Sisaket Province
District location in Sisaket Province
Coordinates: 15°6′24″N 104°34′12″E / 15.10667°N 104.57000°E / 15.10667; 104.57000Coordinates: 15°6′24″N 104°34′12″E / 15.10667°N 104.57000°E / 15.10667; 104.57000
CountryThailand
ProvinceSisaket
SeatKanthararom
Area
 • Total664.21 km2 (256.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total100,370
 • Density151.1/km2 (391/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code33130
Geocode3303

HistoryEdit

The district was established in 1897, then named Uthai Si Sa Ket (อุทัยศีร์ษะเกษ). It was renamed Kanthararom in 1913.[1] In 1926 the district office was moved to Ban Khambon in tambon Dun.

GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise): Non Khun, Nam Kliang, Mueang Sisaket, and Yang Chum Noi of Sisaket Province; Khueang Nai, Mueang Ubon Ratchathani, Warin Chamrap, and Samrong.

AdministrationEdit

The district is divided into 16 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 169 villages (mubans). Kanthararom is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Dun. There are a further 16 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Dun ดูน 10 9,506
2. Non Sang โนนสัง 14 7,195
3. Nong Hua Chang หนองหัวช้าง 12 7,757
4. Yang ยาง 12 7,180
5. Nong Waeng หนองแวง 10 6,188
6. Nong Kaeo หนองแก้ว 7 4,443
7. Tham ทาม 11 7,942
8. Lathai ละทาย 9 6,213
9. Mueang Noi เมืองน้อย 10 4,555
10. I Pat อีปาด 5 3,449
11. Bua Noi บัวน้อย 11 5,777
12. Nong Bua หนองบัว 7 3,914
13. Du ดู่ 8 4,134
14. Phak Phaeo ผักแพว 18 8,367
15. Chan จาน 15 8,313
20. Kham Niam คำเนียม 10 5,437

Missing numbers are tambons which now form Nam Kliang District.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ แจ้งความกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 30 (0 ง): 1536–1537. October 12, 1913.

External linksEdit