Phutthamonthon District
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Phutthamonthon District
Phutthamonthon
District location in Nakhon Pathom Province
District location in Nakhon Pathom Province
Coordinates: 13°48?7?N 100°19?18?E / 13.80194°N 100.32167°E / 13.80194; 100.32167Coordinates: 13°48?7?N 100°19?18?E / 13.80194°N 100.32167°E / 13.80194; 100.32167
CountryThailand
ProvinceNakhon Pathom
SeatSala Ya
Area
 o Total52.3 km2 (20.2 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 o Total40,463
 o Density773.67/km2 (2,003.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code73170
Geocode7307

Phutthamonthon (Thai: , pronounced [p?út.t.m?n.tn]) is a district (amphoe) in the east of Nakhon Pathom Province, central Thailand.

Geography

Neighbouring districts are (from the north clockwise): Bang Len; the districts Sai Noi, Bang Yai and Bang Kruai of Nonthaburi Province; the district Thawi Watthana of Bangkok, and Sam Phran and Nakhon Chai Si.

History

The minor district (king amphoe) was created on 1 April 1991, when three tambon were split off from Nakhon Chai Si District.[1] It was upgraded to a full district on 5 December 1996.[2]

Buildings

Phutthamonthon

The most important building in the district is the Phutthamonthon park, a 40 hectare Buddhist park. The district was named after the park.

One of the three campuses of Mahidol University is also in Salaya.

Administration

The district is divided into three subdistricts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 18 villages (mubans). Salaya has township (thesaban tambon) status and covers parts of tambon Salaya. Each of the tambon is administered by a tambon administrative organization (TAO).

No. Name Thai name Villages Population
1. Salaya 6 15,845
2. Khlong Yong ? 8 7,157
3. Maha Sawat ? 4 5,273

References

  1. ^ ? ? ? (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 108 (15 ?): 1067. January 31, 1991.
  2. ^ ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?.?. ? (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 113 (62 ?): 5-8. November 20, 1996.

External links


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