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Muang Sam Sip (Thai: ม่วงสามสิบ, pronounced [mûa̯ŋ sǎːm sìp]) is a district (amphoe) in the northwestern part of Ubon Ratchathani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Muang Sam Sip
ม่วงสามสิบ
District
District location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
District location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
Coordinates: 15°30′39″N 104°43′35″E / 15.51083°N 104.72639°E / 15.51083; 104.72639Coordinates: 15°30′39″N 104°43′35″E / 15.51083°N 104.72639°E / 15.51083; 104.72639
Country Thailand
Province Ubon Ratchathani
Seat Muang Sam Sip
Area
 • Total 917.5 km2 (354.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 82,757
 • Density 90.2/km2 (234/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 34140
Geocode 3414

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HistoryEdit

In 1909 the government merged Kasem Sima and Utarupala Nikhom Districts together and named the new district Utara Ubon. Four years later, the district name was changed back to Kasem Sima.[1] The district office was moved to Ban Muang Sam Sip in 1917, so the district name was changed to fit with the new location. The government built a new the district office there in 1924. The present district office was rebuilt in 1993 in the same area.

GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Lao Suea Kok, Mueang Ubon Ratchathani, Khueang Nai of Ubon Ratchathani Province and Hua Taphan, Lue Amnat and Phana of Amnat Charoen Province.

The important water resources are the Se Bok and Se Bai Rivers.

AdministrationEdit

The district is divided into 14 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 158 villages (mubans). Muang Sam Sip is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Muang Sam Sip. There are an additional 14 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Muang Sam Sip ม่วงสามสิบ 12 9,318
2. Lao Bok เหล่าบก 12 5,752
3. Dum Yai ดุมใหญ่ 13 5,887
4. Nong Chang Yai หนองช้างใหญ่ 8 4,730
5. Nong Mueang หนองเมือง 14 7,873
6. Toei เตย 12 7,676
7. Yang Sak Krapho Lum ยางสักกระโพหลุ่ม 11 6,356
8. Nong Khai Nok หนองไข่นก 8 3,419
9. Nong Lao หนองเหล่า 15 6,926
10. Nong Hang หนองฮาง 9 4,371
11. Yang Yo Phap ยางโยภาพ 13 8,045
12. Phai Yai ไผ่ใหญ่ 12 4,842
13. Na Loeng นาเลิง 9 4,024
14. Phon Phaeng โพนแพง 10 3,538

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