Saphan Sung District

Saphan Sung (Thai: สะพานสูง, pronounced [sā.pʰāːn sǔːŋ]) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of Bangkok, Thailand. Located on the eastern part of the capital, it is bounded by other Bangkok districts (from north clockwise): Khan Na Yao, Min Buri, Lat Krabang, Prawet, Suan Luang, Bang Kapi, and Bueng Kum. Most part of Saphan Sung district are low density residential area.

Saphan Sung

Unknown location of Saphan Sung District
Unknown location of Saphan Sung District
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°46′12″N 100°41′5″E / 13.77000°N 100.68472°E / 13.77000; 100.68472Coordinates: 13°46′12″N 100°41′5″E / 13.77000°N 100.68472°E / 13.77000; 100.68472
Country Thailand
SeatSaphan Sung
EstablishedNovember 21, 1997
 • Total28.124 km2 (10.859 sq mi)
 • Total95,537[1]
 • Density3,396.99/km2 (8,798.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code
except Khwaeng Thap Chang: 10250


Saphan Sung was separated from Bueng Kum on 14 October 1997 announcement, effective 21 November 1997, together with Khan Na Yao.[2] Saphan Sung means tall bridge referring to the shape of bridge built over khlongs (Thai canals) back when boats were a main mode of transportation.


The district has three sub-districts (khwaeng).

1. Saphan Sung  สะพานสูง
2. Rat Phatthana  ราษฎร์พัฒนา
3. Thap Chang  ทับช้าง


  • Wat Lat Bua Khao (วัดลาดบัวขาว)
  • Triam Udom Suksa Nomklao School
  • Saphan Sung Discovery Learning Library
  • Saphan Sung Youth Centre
  • Pra-Ajahn Mitsuo Gavesako Foundation

District CouncilEdit

The District Council for Saphan Sung has seven members, who each serve four-year terms. Elections were last held on April 30, 2006. The results were as follows:


  1. ^ "Population and House Report for Year 2017 (see page 2 for data of this district)". Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Internal Affairs. Retrieved 2018-04-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (Search page)
  2. ^ ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนแปลงพื้นที่เขตบางเขน เขตลาดพร้าว เขตบึงกุ่ม เขตประเวศ และตั้งเขตสายไหม เขตคันนายาว เขตสะพานสูง (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 114 (พิเศษ 108 ง): 6. 1997-11-18.

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