Lan Saka District
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District location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
|Province||Nakhon Si Thammarat|
|• Total||342.90 km2 (132.39 sq mi)|
|• Density||117.83/km2 (305.2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
The district was at first a minor district (king amphoe) named Khao Kaeo (เขาแก้ว), which was a subordinate of Mueang Nakhon Si Thammarat District. When the district office was moved to tambon Lan Saka, the district was renamed accordingly. In 1958 it was upgraded to a full district.
Khao Luang National Park is in Lan Saka District.
The district is divided into five sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 42 villages (mubans). Lan Saka is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Khao Kaeo. There are a further five tambon administrative organizations.
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