Mueang Krabi District
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District location in Krabi Province
|• Total||595.7 km2 (230.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||133.7/km2 (346/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park in the north of the district protects the forests around Phanom Bencha, the highest elevation in Krabi Province. That hills are also the source of the Krabi River, which empties into Phang Nga Bay at Krabi town. Its estuary with mangrove forests and mudflats is a Ramsar-protected wetland.
The district is divided into 10 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 66 villages (mubans). Krabi itself is the only town (thesaban mueang) of the district, covering tambons Pak Nam and Krabi Yai. The remaining tambons each have a tambon administrative organization (TAO).
The missing numbers 4, 7-10 and 12-14 were split off as Nuea Khlong District