Thung Song District

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Thung Song
ทุ่งสง
District

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District location in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
Coordinates: 8°9′53″N99°40′51″E / 8.16472°N 99.68083°E / 8.16472; 99.68083 Coordinates: 8°9′53″N99°40′51″E / 8.16472°N 99.68083°E / 8.16472; 99.68083
Country Thailand
Province Nakhon Si Thammarat
Seat Pak Phraek
Area
  Total 1,042.0 km2 (402.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)
  Total 151,563
  Density 140.3/km2 (363/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 80110
Geocode 8009

Thung Song (Thai : ทุ่งสง, pronounced  [tʰûŋ sǒŋ] ) is a district ( amphoe ) in the southwestern part of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand.

Thai language language spoken in Thailand

Thai, Central Thai or Ayutthaya or Siamese, is the sole official and national language of Thailand and the first language of the Central Thai people and vast majority of Thai of Chinese origin. It is a member of the Tai group of the Kra–Dai language family. Over half of Thai vocabulary is derived from or borrowed from Pali, Sanskrit, Mon and Old Khmer. It is a tonal and analytic language.

Amphoe Second level administrative subdivision of Thailand

An amphoe is the second level administrative subdivision of Thailand. Usually translated as "district". Amphoe make up the provinces, and are analogous to counties. The chief district officer is Nai Amphoe (นายอำเภอ). Amphoe are divided into tambons,, or sub-districts.

Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Province in Thailand

Nakhon Si Thammarat, is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, on the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are Songkhla, Phatthalung, Trang, Krabi, and Surat Thani.

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Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Bang Khan, Thung Yai, Na Bon, Chang Klang, Lan Saka, Ron Phibun, Chulabhorn, and Cha-uat of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province; Huai Yot and Ratsada of Trang Province.

Bang Khan District Amphoe in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Bang Khan is a district (amphoe) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand.

Thung Yai District Amphoe in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Thung Yai is the westernmost district (amphoe) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand.

Na Bon District Amphoe in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Na Bon is a district (amphoe) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, southern Thailand.

Administration

The district is divided into 13 sub-districts ( tambons ), which are further subdivided into 125 villages ( mubans ). Thung Song is a town ( thesaban mueang ) covering tambon Pak Phraek. There are a further 12 tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

Tambon central government unit in Thailand

Tambon is a local governmental unit in Thailand. Below district (amphoe) and province (changwat), they form the third administrative subdivision level. As of 2016 there were 7,255 tambons, not including the 180 khwaeng of Bangkok, which are set at the same administrative level, thus every district contains eight to ten tambon. Tambon is usually translated as "township" or "subdistrict" in English — the latter is the recommended translation, though also often used for king amphoe, the designation for a subdistrict acting as a branch of the parent district. Tambon are further subdivided into 69,307 villages (muban), about ten per tambon. Tambon within cities or towns are not subdivided into villages, but may have less formal communities called chumchon (ชุมชน) that may be formed into community associations.

Muban Administrative village in Thailand

Muban is the lowest administrative sub-division of Thailand. Usually translated as village and sometimes as hamlet, they are a subdivision of a tambon. As of 2008, there were 74,944 administrative muban in Thailand. As of the 1990 census, the average village consisted of 144 households or 746 persons.

No.NameThai nameVillages Pop.
1.Pak Phraekปากแพรก-27,358
2.Chamaiชะมาย812,127
3.Nong Hongหนองหงส์149,722
4.Khuan Krotควนกรด139,525
5.Na Mai Phaiนาไม้ไผ่148,420
6.Na Luang Senนาหลวงเสน99,228
7.Khao Roเขาโร119,235
8.Kapangกะปาง1114,578
9.Thi Wangที่วัง1112,401
10.Namtokน้ำตก62,819
11.Tham Yaiถ้ำใหญ่1112,102
12.Na Phoนาโพธิ์55,779
13.Khao Khaoเขาขาว1212,932
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See also

The Provinces of Thailand are part of the government of Thailand that is divided into 76 provinces proper and two special administrative areas, one representing the capital Bangkok and another the city of Pattaya.. They are the primary local government units and are divided into amphoes (districts) and also act as juristic persons. Each province is led by a governor, who is appointed by the central government.


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