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Nang Rong (Thai: นางรอง, pronounced [nāːŋ rɔ̄ːŋ]) is a district (amphoe) of Buriram Province, northeastern Thailand.

Nang Rong
นางรอง
District
District location in Buriram Province
District location in Buriram Province
Coordinates: 14°37′42″N 102°47′36″E / 14.62833°N 102.79333°E / 14.62833; 102.79333Coordinates: 14°37′42″N 102°47′36″E / 14.62833°N 102.79333°E / 14.62833; 102.79333
Country Thailand
Province Buriram
Area
 • Total 769.8 km2 (297.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 108,143
 • Density 151.6/km2 (393/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 ([Time in Thailand)
Postal code 31110
Geocode 3104

Contents

GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the northeast clockwise) Chamni, Mueang Buriram, Prakhon Chai, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Lahan Sai, Pakham, Non Suwan, and Nong Ki of Buriram Province.

It is the closest town to the Phanom Rung Historical Park, and 11th century religious site.

MottoEdit

The Nang Rong District's motto is "The ancient city, coconut and sugar, city pillar shrine, Progressive economy, delicious boiled pork leg and Nang Rong language."

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Nang Rong (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.8
(100)
40.4
(104.7)
41.4
(106.5)
41.8
(107.2)
40.7
(105.3)
39.3
(102.7)
38.6
(101.5)
36.8
(98.2)
37.2
(99)
37.2
(99)
36.4
(97.5)
36.0
(96.8)
41.8
(107.2)
Average high °C (°F) 31.2
(88.2)
33.9
(93)
35.7
(96.3)
36.4
(97.5)
34.8
(94.6)
34.1
(93.4)
33.5
(92.3)
33.0
(91.4)
32.1
(89.8)
30.9
(87.6)
30.2
(86.4)
29.6
(85.3)
33.0
(91.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.3
(75.7)
26.4
(79.5)
28.4
(83.1)
29.5
(85.1)
28.8
(83.8)
28.6
(83.5)
28.1
(82.6)
27.8
(82)
27.2
(81)
26.5
(79.7)
25.0
(77)
23.6
(74.5)
27.0
(80.6)
Average low °C (°F) 17.5
(63.5)
20.1
(68.2)
22.4
(72.3)
24.1
(75.4)
24.5
(76.1)
24.5
(76.1)
24.2
(75.6)
24.0
(75.2)
23.7
(74.7)
23.0
(73.4)
20.5
(68.9)
17.6
(63.7)
22.2
(72)
Record low °C (°F) 9.4
(48.9)
10.7
(51.3)
11.6
(52.9)
18.8
(65.8)
19.8
(67.6)
21.6
(70.9)
21.2
(70.2)
21.1
(70)
20.0
(68)
16.3
(61.3)
12.2
(54)
7.8
(46)
7.8
(46)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 4.7
(0.185)
19.6
(0.772)
47.9
(1.886)
81.6
(3.213)
166.6
(6.559)
129.7
(5.106)
148.0
(5.827)
181.7
(7.154)
239.6
(9.433)
133.9
(5.272)
37.2
(1.465)
3.4
(0.134)
1,193.9
(47.004)
Average rainy days 0.9 2.6 5.1 8.5 15.6 14.3 16.2 16.9 18.8 12.0 4.1 0.8 115.8
Average relative humidity (%) 69 66 67 70 77 77 79 80 84 82 75 71 75
Mean monthly sunshine hours 279.0 245.8 275.9 240.0 195.3 153.0 158.1 117.8 144.0 198.4 255.0 260.4 2,522.7
Mean daily sunshine hours 9.0 8.7 8.9 8.0 6.3 5.1 5.1 3.8 4.8 6.4 8.5 8.4 6.9
Source #1: Thai Meteorological Department[1]
Source #2: Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Royal Irrigation Department (sun and humidity)[2]

AdministrationEdit

The district is divided into 15 sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 204 villages (muban). Nang Rong is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Nang Rong and Thanon Hak. There are also 15 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Nang Rong นางรอง 30 22,934
3. Sadao สะเดา 17 9,624
5. Chum Saeng ชุมแสง 14 5,418
6. Nong Bot หนองโบสถ์ 14 7,196
8. Nong Kong หนองกง 11 6,199
13. Thanon Hak ถนนหัก 13 10,073
14. Nong Sai หนองไทร 14 6,494
15. Kan Lueang ก้านเหลือง 10 4,573
16. Ban Sing บ้านสิงห์ 14 5,503
17. Lam Sai Yong ลำไทรโยง 14 5,525
18. Sap Phraya ทรัพย์พระยา 13 6,924
24. Nong Yai Phim หนองยายพิมพ์ 10 4,568
25. Hua Thanon หัวถนน 11 4,613
26. Thung Saeng Thong ทุ่งแสงทอง 7 3,099
27. Nong Sano หนองโสน 12 5,400

Missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Non Suwan and Chamni, as well as parts of Chaloem Phra Kiat.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Climatological Data for the Period 1981–2010". Thai Meteorological Department. p. 14. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  2. ^ "ปริมาณการใช้น้ำของพืชอ้างอิงโดยวิธีของ Penman Monteith (Reference Crop Evapotranspiration by Penman Monteith)" (PDF) (in Thai). Office of Water Management and Hydrology, Royal Irrigation Department. p. 66. Retrieved 2 August 2016.