Amphoe Sam Ngao


Amphoe Sam Ngao

Infobox Amphoe
name=Sam Ngao
thai=สามเงา
province=Tak
coordinates=coord|17|14|36|N|99|1|21|E|type:adm2nd_region:TH
capital=Sam Ngao
area= 2,771.927
population=32,483
population_as_of=2007
density=11.7
postal_code=63130
geocode=6303

Sam Ngao ( _th. สามเงา) is the northernmost district ("Amphoe") of Tak Province, northern Thailand.

History

The minor district ("King Amphoe") was established in 1930 as a subordinate of Ban Tak district. Originally named Tha Pui (ท่าปุย), it was renamed to Sam Ngao in 1939. [cite journal|journal=Royal Gazette|volume=56|issue=0 ก|pages=354–364|title=พระราชกฤษฎีกาเปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ กิ่งอำเภอ และตำบลบางแห่ง พุทธศักราช ๒๔๘๒|url=http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2482/A/354.PDF|date=April 17 1939|language=Thai] It was upgraded to a full district in 1958. [cite journal|journal=Royal Gazette|volume=75|issue=55 ก|pages=321–327|title=พระราชกฤษฎีกาจัดตั้งอำเภอกระสัง ...|url=http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2501/A/055/321.PDF|date=July 22 1958|language=Thai]

Geography

Neighboring districts are (south from clockwise): Ban Tak, Mae Ramat of Tak Province, Omkoi, Doi Tao of Chiang Mai Province, Thung Hua Chang of Lamphun Province, Mae Phrik and Thoen of Lampang Province. The important water resources of the district are the Ping and Wang River. The Bhumipol reservoir is an artificial lake of the Ping river, both for flood control as well as for generating electric power.

Administration

The district is subdivided into 6 subdistricts ("tambon"), which are further subdivided into 43 villages ("muban"). Sam Ngao is a subdistrict municipality ("thesaban tambon") which covers parts of the "tambon" Sam Ngao. There are further 6 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

References

External links

* [http://www.amphoe.com/menu.php?mid=1&am=187&pv=16 amphoe.com]


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