Mueang Chai Nat District

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Mueang Chai Nat (Thai: เมืองชัยนาท, pronounced [mɯ̄a̯ŋ t͡ɕʰāj nâːt]) is the capital district (amphoe mueang) of Chai Nat Province, central Thailand.

Mueang Chai Nat
เมืองชัยนาท
Chao Phraya River in tambon Ban Kluai, Mueang Chai Nat District
Chao Phraya River in tambon Ban Kluai, Mueang Chai Nat District
District location in Chai Nat Province
District location in Chai Nat Province
Coordinates: 15°11′8″N 100°7′26″E / 15.18556°N 100.12389°E / 15.18556; 100.12389Coordinates: 15°11′8″N 100°7′26″E / 15.18556°N 100.12389°E / 15.18556; 100.12389
CountryThailand
ProvinceChai Nat
SeatNai Mueang
Area
 • Total255.377 km2 (98.602 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total72,031
 • Density286.6/km2 (742/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code17000
Geocode1801

GeographyEdit

Neighbouring districts are (from the east clockwise) Sapphaya, Sankhaburi, Hankha, Wat Sing, and Manorom of Chai Nat Province; and Takhli of Nakhon Sawan Province.

HistoryEdit

On 29 April 1917 the district's name was changed from Mueang to Ban Kluai (บ้านกล้วย).[1] On 14 November 1938 it was renamed Mueang Chai Nat.[2]

AdministrationEdit

The district is divided into nine sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 81 villages (mubans). Chai Nat is a town (thesaban mueang) which covers tambon Nai Mueang and parts of Ban Kluai, Tha Chai, and Khao Tha Phra. There are a further eight tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[3]
1. Nai Mueang ในเมือง - 05,861
2. Ban Kluai บ้านกล้วย 07 13,379
3. Tha Chai ท่าชัย 11 08,801
4. Chai Nat ชัยนาท 09 08,259
5. Khao Tha Phra เขาท่าพระ 07 07,552
6. Hat Tha Sao หาดท่าเสา 08 05,031
7. Thammamun ธรรมามูล 10 07,547
8. Suea Hok เสือโฮก 14 07,682
9. Nang Lue นางลือ 15 07,919

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ประกาศเรื่องเปลียนชืออำเภอ" [Notice of changing district name] (PDF). Royal Thai Government Gazette. 34: 40–68. 29 April 1917. Retrieved 15 November 2019, page 49CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  2. ^ "พระราชกฤษฎีกา เปลี่ยนนามจังหวัด และอำเภอบางแห่ง พุทธศักราช ๒๔๘๑" [Royal Decree: Change name of Provinces and Districts] (PDF). Royal Thai Government Gazette. 55: 658–666. 14 November 1938. Retrieved 20 April 2020, page 660CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  3. ^ "Population statistics 2008". Department of Provincial Administration. Archived from the original on 2012-08-19.

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