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Trakan Phuet Phon District

Trakan Phuet Phon (Thai: ตระการพืชผล, pronounced [trā.kāːn pʰɯ̂ːt pʰǒn]) is a district (Amphoe) in the northern part of Ubon Ratchathani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Trakan Phuet Phon
ตระการพืชผล
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
Amphoe location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
Coordinates: 15°36′44″N 105°1′19″E / 15.61222°N 105.02194°E / 15.61222; 105.02194Coordinates: 15°36′44″N 105°1′19″E / 15.61222°N 105.02194°E / 15.61222; 105.02194
Country  Thailand
Province Ubon Ratchathani
Seat Khulu
Area
 • Total 1,306.0 km2 (504.2 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 120,587
 • Density 91.7/km2 (238/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 34130
Geocode 3411

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GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the northeast clockwise) Kut Khaopun, Pho Sai, Si Mueang Mai, Tan Sum, Don Mot Daeng, Lao Suea Kok of Ubon Ratchathani province, Pathum Ratchawongsa and Phana of Amnat Charoen province.

HistoryEdit

The district goes back to the Mueang Phana Nikhon (พนานิคม), which was a subordinate of Mueang Ubon Ratchathani. As the district office was located in Ban Khulu, the district was renamed to Khulu in 1917.[1] In 1939 it was renamed to the historical name Phana Nikhom,[2] and finally being named Trakan Phuet Phon the following year.[3]

AdministrationEdit

The district is subdivided into 23 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 235 villages (muban). Trakan Phuet Phon is a subdistrict municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers the whole tambon Khu Lu and parts of tambon Kham Charoen. There are further 22 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.[4]
01. Khulu ขุหลุ 08 7,696
02. Kradian กระเดียน 09 4,670
03. Kasem เกษม 15 7,711
04. Kutsakon กุศกร 09 3,581
05. Kham Pia ขามเปี้ย 12 7,170
06. Khon Sai คอนสาย 10 5,961
07. Khok Chan โคกจาน 12 5,262
08. Na Phin นาพิน 11 5,496
09. Na Samai นาสะไม 13 6,048
10. Non Kung โนนกุง 12 5,886
11. Trakan ตระการ 09 6,877
12. Tak Daet ตากแดด 10 2,977
13. Lai Thung ไหล่ทุ่ง 12 8,370
14. Pao เป้า 11 5,921
15. Se Pet เซเป็ด 10 3,458
16. Saphue สะพือ 08 5,034
17. Nong Tao หนองเต่า 09 3,601
18. Tham Khae ถ้ำแข้ 09 4,428
19. Tha Luang ท่าหลวง 09 3,372
20. Huai Fai Phatthana ห้วยฝ้ายพัฒนา 12 5,408
21. Kut Ya Luan กุดยาลวน 07 3,436
22. Ban Daeng บ้านแดง 09 2,827
23. Kham Charoen คำเจริญ 09 5,397

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