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Phanom Phrai District

Phanom Phrai (Thai: พนมไพร, pronounced [pʰā.nōm pʰrāj]) is a district (amphoe) in the southeastern part of Roi Et Province, northeastern Thailand.

Phanom Phrai

พนมไพร
District location in Roi Et Province
District location in Roi Et Province
Coordinates: 15°40′42″N 104°6′36″E / 15.67833°N 104.11000°E / 15.67833; 104.11000Coordinates: 15°40′42″N 104°6′36″E / 15.67833°N 104.11000°E / 15.67833; 104.11000
CountryThailand
ProvinceRoi Et
Area
 • Total519.3 km2 (200.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total75,140
 • Density144.7/km2 (375/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code45140
Geocode4506

GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the southwest clockwise): Nong Hi, Suwannaphum, At Samat, Selaphum of Roi Et Province; Mueang Yasothon, Kham Khuean Kaeo, Maha Chana Chai of Yasothon Province; and Sila Lat of Sisaket Province.

AdministrationEdit

The district is divided into 13 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 160 villages (mubans). Phanom Phrai is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Phanom Phrai. There are a further 13 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Phanom Phrai พนมไพร 19 11,295
2. Saen Suk แสนสุข 18 8,714
3. Kut Nam Sai กุดน้ำใส 10 3,859
4. Nong Thap Thai หนองทัพไทย 14 7,284
5. Pho Yai โพธิ์ใหญ่ 14 7,046
6. Wari Sawat วารีสวัสดิ์ 11 4,516
7. Khok Sawang โคกสว่าง 16 5,030
11. Pho Chai โพธิ์ชัย 12 7,195
12. Na Nuan นานวล 13 4,759
13. Kham Hai คำไฮ 10 5,574
14. Sa Kaeo สระแก้ว 9 3,677
15. Kho Yai ค้อใหญ่ 7 2,288
17. Chanuwan ชานุวรรณ 7 3,903

Missing numbers are tambons which now form Nong Hi District.

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