Long District, Thailand

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Long District, Thailand (Thai: ลอง, pronounced [lɔ̄ːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) in the western part of Phrae Province, northern Thailand.

Long

ลอง
Ban Pin railway station with the Phi Pan Nam Range in the background
Ban Pin railway station with the Phi Pan Nam Range in the background
District location in Phrae Province
District location in Phrae Province
Coordinates: 18°4′32″N 99°49′57″E / 18.07556°N 99.83250°E / 18.07556; 99.83250Coordinates: 18°4′32″N 99°49′57″E / 18.07556°N 99.83250°E / 18.07556; 99.83250
CountryThailand
ProvincePhrae
Area
 • Total1,447.3 km2 (558.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total57,940
 • Density40.0/km2 (104/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code54150
Geocode5403

GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Song, Nong Muang Khai, Mueang Phrae, Sung Men, Den Chai, and Wang Chin of Phrae Province; Mae Tha and Mae Mo of Lampang Province.

The Phi Pan Nam Mountains dominate the landscape of the district. Doi Pha Klong National Park is in Long District.

AdministrationEdit

The district is divided into nine sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 89 villages (mubans). There are two townships (thesaban tambons), Ban Pin and Huai O, both covering parts of the same-named tambon. There are a further nine tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Huai O ห้วยอ้อ 18 12,596
2. Ban Pin บ้านปิน 13 8,018
3. Ta Pha Mok ต้าผามอก 8 4,793
4. Wiang Ta เวียงต้า 10 6,874
5. Pak Kang ปากกาง 9 4,455
6. Hua Thung หัวทุ่ง 9 6,154
7. Thung Laeng ทุ่งแล้ง 12 7,539
8. Bo Lek Long บ่อเหล็กลอง 8 4,321
9. Mae Pan แม่ปาน 7 3,190

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