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Kut Khaopun (Thai: กุดข้าวปุ้น, pronounced [kùt kʰâːw.pûn]) is a district (amphoe) in the northern part of Ubon Ratchathani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Kut Khaopun
กุดข้าวปุ้น
District
District location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
District location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
Coordinates: 15°47′30″N 104°59′48″E / 15.79167°N 104.99667°E / 15.79167; 104.99667Coordinates: 15°47′30″N 104°59′48″E / 15.79167°N 104.99667°E / 15.79167; 104.99667
Country Thailand
Province Ubon Ratchathani
Seat Khaopun
Area
 • Total 320.0 km2 (123.6 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 39,824
 • Density 124.5/km2 (322/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 34270
Geocode 3412

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HistoryEdit

The minor district (king amphoe) Kut Khaopun was created on 12 July 1971, when the four tambons Khaopun, Ka Bin, Kaeng Kheng, and Non Sawang were split off from Trakan Phuet Phon District.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on 25 March 1979.[2]

GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the northeast clockwise) Khemarat, Pho Sai, Trakan Phuet Phon of Ubon Ratchathani Province and Pathum Ratchawongsa of Amnat Charoen Province.

AdministrationEdit

The district is divided into five sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 73 villages (mubans). Kut Khaopun is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Khaopun. There are a further five tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Khaopun ข้าวปุ้น 15 9,426
2. Non Sawang โนนสวาง 20 10,503
3. Kaeng Kheng แก่งเค็ง 13 7,401
4. Ka Bin กาบิน 12 5,253
5. Nong Than Nam หนองทันน้ำ 13 7,241

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