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Warin Chamrap (Thai: วารินชำราบ, pronounced [wāː.rīn t͡ɕʰām.râːp]) is a district (Amphoe) in the western part of Ubon Ratchathani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Warin Chamrap
วารินชำราบ
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
Amphoe location in Ubon Ratchathani Province
Coordinates: 15°12′9″N 104°52′3″E / 15.20250°N 104.86750°E / 15.20250; 104.86750Coordinates: 15°12′9″N 104°52′3″E / 15.20250°N 104.86750°E / 15.20250; 104.86750
Country  Thailand
Province Ubon Ratchathani
Seat Warin Chamrap
Area
 • Total 691.0 km2 (266.8 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 156,355
 • Density 226.3/km2 (586/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 34190
Geocode 3415

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GeographyEdit

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mueang Ubon Ratchathani, Sawang Wirawong, Na Yia, Det Udom, Samrong of Ubon Ratchathani Province, and Kanthararom of Sisaket Province.

The important water resource is the Mun River.

HistoryEdit

In 1913 the district was renamed from Thaksin Ubon (ทักษิณอุบล) to Warin Chamrap.[1]

 
Ubon Ratchathani Railway Station

Since 1938, Warin Chamrap has been the eastern terminus of the northeastern railway line from Bangkok's central Hua Lamphong Railway Station via the Nakhon Ratchasima Railway Station.

EducationEdit

 
Ubon Ratchathani University Gate

Ubon Ratchathani University is located in Warin Chamrap district.

AdministrationEdit

The district is subdivided into 16 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 185 villages (muban). The town (thesaban mueang) Warin Chamrap covers the whole tambon Warin Chamrap. There are two more townships (thesaban tambon) - Saen Suk covers the whole tambon Saen Suk, and Huai Kha Yung covers parts of tambon Huai Kha Yung. There are further 15 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Inh.
1. Warin Chamrap วารินชำราบ - 30,725
2. That ธาตุ 10 5,372
4. Tha Lat ท่าลาด 12 6,940
5. Non Non โนนโหนน 12 6,435
7. Khu Mueang คูเมือง 12 7,436
8. Sa Saming สระสมิง 16 7,795
10. Kham Nam Saep คำน้ำแซบ 9 8,412
11. Bung Wai บุ่งหวาย 20 10,390
15. Kham Khwang คำขวาง 8 7,263
16. Pho Yai โพธิ์ใหญ่ 13 7,476
18. Saen Suk แสนสุข 20 22,375
20. Nong Kin Phen หนองกินเพล 9 6,704
21. Non Phueng โนนผึ้ง 10 6,653
22. Mueang Si Khai เมืองศรีไค 10 8,071
24. Huai Khayung ห้วยขะยูง 13 6,443
26. Bung Mai บุ่งไหม 11 7,865

Missing numbers are tambon which now form the districts Samrong and Sawang Wirawong.

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