District location in Chonburi Province
|o Total||616.4 km2 (238.0 sq mi)|
|o Density||530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
Si Racha District (Thai: ?, pronounced [s?: r?:.t?:]) is a district in Chonburi Province, Thailand. Its center is the town of Si Racha, on the Gulf of Thailand, about halfway between Chonburi and Pattaya. The name Si Racha is from Sanskrit ?r? R?ja via Pali.
Si Racha is in an industrial zone consisting of manufacturing and shipping industries, supported by the port of Laem Chabang, 20th largest in the world. With Chonburi to the north and Pattaya, Bang Lamung township, Laem Chabang to the south, it forms the bulk of the economic zone of the eastern seaboard of Thailand, a fast-growing area that is second to only greater Bangkok in population and wealth. Due to its infrastructure, Laem Chabang and the eastern seaboard in general, is the nation's leading entrepôt.
As of 2019the population of the district was 323,797.
There are two cities (thesaban nakhon) in the district:
There is one town (thesaban mueang) in the district: Si Racha (Thai: ) consisting of sub-district Si Racha, and one sub-district municipality (thesaban tambon), Bang Phra (Thai: ?) consisting of parts of sub-district Bang Phra.
There are four sub-district administrative organizations (SAO) in the district: