Rattanaburi district

Rattanaburi (Thai: รัตนบุรี pronounced [rát.tā.ná.bū.rīː]) is a district (amphoe) in the northeastern part of Surin province, northeastern Thailand.

District location in Surin province
District location in Surin province
Coordinates: 15°19′13″N 103°51′25″E / 15.32028°N 103.85694°E / 15.32028; 103.85694Coordinates: 15°19′13″N 103°51′25″E / 15.32028°N 103.85694°E / 15.32028; 103.85694
 • Total202.8 km2 (78.3 sq mi)
 • Total94,060
 • Density463.8/km2 (1,201/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code32130


Rattanaburi was a mueang under Mueang Surin, which was converted into a district in the Thesaphiban administrative reforms at the end of the 19th century.


Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise): Non Narai, Sanom and Tha Tum of Surin Province; Suwannaphum and Phon Sai of Roi Et province; and Rasi Salai, Bueng Bun, Pho Si Suwan and Mueang Chan of Sisaket province.


The district is divided into 12 sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 163 villages (mubans). Rattanaburi is a township (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambons Rattanaburi and Phai. There are a further 12 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Pop.
1. Rattanaburi รัตนบุรี 17 15,518
2. That ธาตุ 14 7,271
3. Kae แก 15 6,322
4. Don Raet ดอนแรด 16 9,760
5. Nong Bua Thong หนองบัวทอง 10 4,649
6. Nong Bua Ban หนองบัวบาน 15 10,999
9. Phai ไผ่ 14 9,573
11. Boet เบิด 17 7,702
13. Nam Khiao น้ำเขียว 13 5,704
14. Kut Kha Khim กุดขาคีม 11 5,912
15. Yang Sawang ยางสว่าง 11 4,508
16. Thap Yai ทับใหญ่ 10 6,142

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Non Narai District.