Mueang Nakhon Pathom District
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Mueang Nakhon Pathom District
Mueang Nakhon Pathom
Phra Prathon Chedi a prominent and ancient st?pa of the district, apart from nearby Phra Pathom Chedi
Phra Prathon Chedi a prominent and ancient st?pa of the district, apart from nearby Phra Pathom Chedi
District location in Nakhon Pathom Province
District location in Nakhon Pathom Province
Coordinates: 13°49?11?N 100°3?57?E / 13.81972°N 100.06583°E / 13.81972; 100.06583Coordinates: 13°49?11?N 100°3?57?E / 13.81972°N 100.06583°E / 13.81972; 100.06583
ProvinceNakhon Pathom
SeatPhra Pathom Chedi
 o Total417.44 km2 (161.17 sq mi)
 o Total279,944
 o Density670.62/km2 (1,736.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code73000
Muang Nakhon Pathom District Office at tambon Phra Pathom Chedi

Mueang Nakhon Pathom (Thai: , pronounced [ma ná(?).k:n p?.tm]) is the capital district (Amphoe Mueang) of Nakhon Pathom Province, central Thailand.


The district was created in 1895 named Phra Pathom Chedi District, under control of Mueang Nakhon Chai Si, Monthon Nakhon Chai Si. In 1898 the government moved the capital city of the monthon and the province from Nakhon Chai Si to Phra Pathom Chedi District. King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) changed the district name to Mueang Nakhon Pathom in 1913.[]


Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise): Kamphaeng Saen, Don Tum, Nakhon Chai Si, Sam Phran of Nakhon Pathom Province; Bang Phae, Photharam and Ban Pong of Ratchaburi Province.

Khlong Chedi Bucha is the important water resource of the district.


The district is divided into 25 subdistricts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 214 villages (mubans). The city (thesaban nakhon) of Nakhon Pathom covers tambon Phra Pathom Chedi and parts of tambons Bang Khaem, Bang Khaem, Sanam Chan, Bo Phlap, Nakhon Pathom, Nong Pak Long, Lam Phaya, and Huai Chorakhe. There are a further three townships (thesaban tambons): Phrong Maduea covers parts of tambons Phrong Maduea and Nong Din Daeng, Tham Sala covers parts of tambon Tham Sala, and Don Yai Hom covers parts of tambon Don Yai Hom.

1. Phra Pathom Chedi
2. Bang Khaem
3. Phra Prathon
4. Thammasala
5. Ta Kong
6. Map Khae
7. Sanam Chan ?
8. Don Yai Hom
9. Thanon Khat
10. Bo Phlap ?
11. Nakhon Pathom
12. Wang Taku ?
13. Nong Pak Long ?
14. Sam Khwai Phueak
15. Thung Noi
16. Nong Din Daeng ?
17. Wang Yen ?
18. Phrong Maduea
19. Lam Phaya
20. Sa Kathiam ?
21. Suan Pan ?
22. Huai Chorakhe
23. Thap Luang ?
24. Nong Ngu Lueam
25. Ban Yang ?

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