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Chiang Khan District

Neighboring districts are from the east clockwise: Pak Chom, Mueang Loei, and Tha Li of Loei Province. To the northwest are the Xaignabouli and Vientiane Provinces of Laos. The important water resources are the Mekong, Hueang, and Loei Rivers.

Chiang Yuen District

Chiang Yuen District is a district in the northern part of Maha Sarakham Province, northeastern Thailand.

Chok Chai District

The district was originally named Krathok กระโทก. The government renamed it Chok Chai meaning lucky victory in 1945. The name was chosen to commemorate the victory of King Taksin the Great over the warlord of Phimai after the fall of Ayutthaya.

Chom Phra District

Neighboring districts are from the north clockwise: Tha Tum, Sanom, Sikhoraphum, Khwao Sinarin and Mueang Surin of Surin Province; and Satuek of Buriram Province.

Chuen Chom District

Neighboring districts are from the south clockwise: Chiang Yuen of Maha Sarakham Province; Sam Sung and Kranuan of Khon Kaen Province; Huai Mek and Yang Talat of Kalasin Province.

Chum Phuang District

Neighbouring districts are from the north clockwise: Prathai, Mueang Yang and Lam Thamenchai of Nakhon Ratchasima Province; Lam Plai Mat of Buriram Province; and Huai Thalaeng and Phimai of Nakhon Ratchasima. The district is the site of the Huay ...

Chumphon Buri District

Chumphon Buri District is a district in the northwestern part of Surin Province, northeastern Thailand.

Dan Khun Thot District

The town Dan Khun Thot was built before the reign of King Taksin. It became a district in 1908. At the same time, the centre of the town was moved from Wat Pho Chumphon to the west side of Ban Han School. The district was thus renamed Ban Han. La ...

Dan Sai District

Neighboring districts are from the east clockwise: Phu Ruea of Loei Province; Lom Kao and Khao Kho of Phetchabun Province; Nakhon Thai of Phitsanulok Province; and Na Haeo of Loei. To the north is Xaignabouli Province of Laos. The source of the P ...

Det Udom District

Neighboring districts are from the northwest clockwise Samrong, Warin Chamrap, Na Yia, Phibun Mangsahan, Buntharik, Na Chaluai, Nam Yuen, Nam Khun, Thung Si Udom of Ubon Ratchathani Province and Benchalak of Sisaket Province

Don Chan District

Neighboring districts are from the south clockwise: Kamalasai, Mueang Kalasin, Na Mon, and Kuchinarai of Kalasin Province, and Pho Chai of Roi Et Province.

Don Mot Daeng District

Don Mot Daeng is a district in the central part of Ubon Ratchathani Province, northeastern Thailand. The district is named after the island Don Mot Daeng in the Mun River.

Don Tan District

Originally Don Tan was a tambon of Mukdahan District, Nakhon Phanom Province. Don Tan was upgraded to a minor district king amphoe in 1963, which was further upgraded to a full district in 1974. When the government established Mukdahan Province i ...

Dong Luang District

Neighboring districts are from the south clockwise Mueang Mukdahan and Khamcha-i of Mukdahan Province; Khao Wong and Na Khu of Kalasin Province; Tao Ngoi of Sakon Nakhon Province; and Na Kae and That Phanom of Nakhon Phanom Province.

Erawan District

Erawan is a district in the eastern part of Loei Province, northeastern Thailand. The district is named after the Erawan Cave in neighboring Na Wang District very near the boundary to Erawan District.

Fao Rai District

Neighboring districts are from the west clockwise: Phon Phisai and Rattanawapi of Nong Khai Province; So Phisai of Bueng Kan Province; Ban Muang of Sakon Nakhon Province; and Ban Dung of Udon Thani Province.

Hua Taphan District

The minor district king amphoe was established on 15 August 1967, when four tambons: Hua Taphan, Kham Phra, Nong Kaeo, and Kheng Yai were split off from Mueang Amnat Charoen District. It was upgraded to a full district on 17 November 1971. In 199 ...

Huai Mek District

Neighboring districts are from the northeast clockwise: Nong Kung Si and Yang Talat of Kalasin Province; Chuen Chom of Maha Sarakham Province; and Kranuan of Khon Kaen Province.

Huai Phueng District

Neighboring districts are from the east clockwise: Na Khu, Kuchinarai, Na Mon, and Somdet of Kalasin Province, and Phu Phan of Sakon Nakhon Province.

Huai Rat District

The minor district king amphoe Huai Rat was created on 1 April 1990, when the five tambons: Huai Rat, Sam Waeng, Ta Sao, Ban Tako, and Sanuan were split off from Mueang Buriram District. It was upgraded to a full district on 8 September 1995.

Huai Thalaeng District

Huai Thalaeng is a district in the eastern part of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, northeastern Thailand.

Huai Thap Than District

Neighboring districts are from the north clockwise: Mueang Chan, Uthumphon Phisai, and Prang Ku of Sisaket Province, and Samrong Thap of Surin Province.

Kae Dam District

Neighboring districts are from the south clockwise: Wapi Pathum and Mueang Maha Sarakham of Maha Sarakham Province, and Si Somdet of Roi Et Province.

Kaeng Khro District

The area was originally part of Phu Khiao District. It became a separate district on 13 August 1959. The name of the district derives from the small river which flows behind the district office. Along the river bank many Ta Khro trees Schleichera ...

Kaeng Sanam Nang District

Kaeng Sanam Nang ŋ sā.nǎːm nāːŋ") is the northernmost district of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, northeastern Thailand.

Kamalasai District

Neighboring districts are from the west clockwise: Khong Chai, Mueang Kalasin, Don Chan of Kalasin Province, Pho Chai of Roi Et Province, Rong Kham of Kalasin Province, and Changhan of Roi Et Province.

Kantharalak District

The old name of Kantharalak was Mueang Uthumphon Phisai, controlled by Mueang Khukhan. The central office was in Ban Kan Tuat, Tambon Uthumphon Phisai not to be confused with latter-day Uthumphon Phisai District. The present district office is in ...

Kanthararom District

The district was established in 1897, then named Uthai Si Sa Ket อุทัยศีร์ษะเกษ. It was renamed Kanthararom in 1913. In 1926 the district office was moved to Ban Khambon in tambon Dun.

Kantharawichai District

Kantharawichai District is a district in the northern part of Maha Sarakham Province, northeastern Thailand.

Kap Choeng District

The village of Ban Kap Choeng is about 200 years old. It was originally under sub-district tambon Dan of Sangkha District, but 1937 was moved to Tambon Nong Yai, Prasat District. In 1964, it became part of the newly created sub-district of Kap Ch ...

Kaset Sombun District

Originally, Kaset Sombun was a minor district under Phu Khio District. In 1917 the minor districts name was changed from Kaset Sombun to Ban Yang, the name of the central tambon. On 1 March 1939 the minor district was upgraded to a full district ...

Kaset Wisai District

Neighboring districts are from the north clockwise: Chaturaphak Phiman, Mueang Suang, Suwannaphum of Roi Et Province; Phayakkhaphum Phisai of Maha Sarakham Province; Pathum Rat of Roi Et Province; and Wapi Pathum of Maha Sarakham Province.

Khaen Dong District

The Khaen Dong Districts motto is "The city of iron wood and rubber, rocket festival, clear water, Kud Ta Lae Suan, Lamtakhong reservoir and Mun river Long island-Pak Tad Beach so beautiful, ancient city."

Kham Khuean Kaeo District

In 1917, the district was renamed Lumphuk after its central sub-district. In 1953 it was returned to its original name, Kham Khuean Kaeo. When Yasothon was separated from Ubon Ratchathani Province, Kham Khuean Kaeo was one of the districts which ...

Kham Muang District

Neighboring districts are from the southeast clockwise: Somdet, Sahatsakhan, Sam Chai of Kalasin Province; Wang Sam Mo of Udon Thani Province; Kut Bak and Phu Phan of Sakon Nakhon Province.

Kham Sakaesaeng District

Kham Sakaesaeng is a district in the northern part of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, northeastern Thailand.

Kham Ta Kla District

Neighboring districts are from the southeast clockwise Akat Amnuai, Wanon Niwat, Ban Muang of Sakon Nakhon Province, Phon Charoen and Seka of Bueng Kan Province.

Kham Thale So District

The government separated some parts of Non Thai and Sung Noen Districts and created the minor district king amphoe Kham Thale So in 1958, which was upgraded to a full district in 1965.

Khao Wong District

The minor district king amphoe was created on 1 June 1969, when the five tambons Khum Kao, Song Plueai, Na Khu, Phu Laen Chang, and Nong Phue were split off from Kuchinarai District. It was upgraded to a full district on 1 April 1974.

Khemarat District

Mueang Khemarat is an ancient city. It was a first class city in the Rattanakosin Kingdom and reported directly to Bangkok. During the Thesaphiban reforms at the beginning of the 20th century it became subordinate to Ubon Ratchathani.

Khok Si Suphan District

The minor district king amphoe was created on 5 May 1981, when the three tambons Tong Khop, Lao Phon Kho, and Dan Muang Kham were split off from Mueang Sakon Nakhon District. It was upgraded to a full district on 9 May 1992.

Khon Buri District

Khon Buri in Thai means origin of the river, which refers to one of tributaries of the Mun River. In the past it was called Ban Khon Buri. When the town grew, its name was changed to Mueang Khon and then Khon Buri. In 1907, the area was a minor d ...

Khon Sawan District

Khon Sawan is an ancient city, in the past named Mueang Ka Long. It was built in same era as Mueang Khorat by Phraya Khun Han, a cousin of the governor of Khorat.

Khong Chai District

Neighboring districts are from the north clockwise Yang Talat, Mueang Kalasin, Kamalasai of Kalasin Province, Changhan of Roi Et Province, Mueang Maha Sarakham and Kantharawichai of Maha Sarakham Province.

Khong Chiam District

The area of the district was the central district khwaeng of Mueang Khong Chiam, which is now Si Mueang Mai District. On 1 January 1957 the three tambons Khong Chiam, Huai Yang, and Pho Klang were split off from Khong Chiam to form the Ban Dan mi ...

Khong District, Nakhon Ratchasima

The name of the district originates from the founding legend of its main settlement. A hunter named Khong was the pioneer of the town. He invited people to settle the new town in this fertile land. The people named the town Mueang Khong. Later th ...

Khu Mueang District

Neighboring districts are from the east clockwise Khaen Dong, Satuek, Ban Dan, Mueang Buriram, Lam Plai Mat of Buriram Province, Lam Thamenchai, Mueang Yang of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Phutthaisong of Buriram Province and Chumphon Buri of Suri ...

Khueang Nai District

Khueang Nai is a district in the northwestern part of Ubon Ratchathani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Khukhan District

Neighboring districts are from the north clockwise Prang Ku, Wang Hin, Phrai Bueng, Khun Han and Phu Sing of Sisaket Province, and Buachet, Sangkha and Si Narong of Surin Province. Prior to a re-organization of Thailand for administrative and log ...

Khun Han District

The district is bounded in the south by the Dangrek Range. Neighboring districts are from the west clockwise: Phu Sing, Khukhan, Phrai Bueng, Si Rattana, and Kantharalak of Sisaket Province, and Oddar Meancheay of Cambodia.