Bang Na Destrict

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Bang Na
บางนา
Khet
Central City Bangna
Central City Bangna
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°40′02″N 100°38′31″E / 13.66722°N 100.64194°E / 13.66722; 100.64194Coordinates: 13°40′02″N 100°38′31″E / 13.66722°N 100.64194°E / 13.66722; 100.64194
Kintra  Thailand
Province Bangkok
Seat Bang Na
Khwaeng 1
Khet established 6 Mairch 1998
Aurie
 • Total 18.789 km2 (7.254 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Tot 101,737
 • Density 5,415/km2 (14,020/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 10260
Geocode 1047

Bang Na (Thai: บางนา; IPA: [bāːŋ nāː]) is ane o the fifty destricts (Khet) o Bangkok, Thailand. Its neebours, clockwise frae the north, are the Phra Khanong an Prawet destricts o Bangkok add Bang Phli, Mueang Samut Prakan an Phra Pradaeng destricts o Samut Prakan Province.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bang Na wis ance a sub-destrict o Phra Khanong. It became a separate destrict on 6 Mairch 1998.[1]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Destrict map

The destrict is sub-dividit intae 1 sub-destrict (Khwaeng).

1. Bang Na  บางนา

Places[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) is a major convention an exhibition center in Bangkok. Amang its regularly hostit events include the annual Bangkok International Motor Show. Durin major exhibitions, trams are providit for transportation atween BITEC an On Nut Bangkok Skytrain station.

Several temples are in the destrict such as Wat Bang Na Nai (วัดบางนาใน), Wat Bang Na Nok (วัดบางนานอก), Wat Si Iam (วัดศรีเอี่ยม), an Wat Phong Phloi Witthayaram (วัดผ่องพลอยวิทยาราม).

CentralPlaza Bangna, umwhile Central City Bangna, is ane o the first shoppin maw in Bang Na. Unlike maist shoppin centers in Thailand, it haes a theme pairk an watter theme pairk for recreation on upper floors.

Royal Dragon Restaurant or Mang Korn Lung (มังกรหลวง) umwhile held the Guinness Book World's Records as the warld's lairgest restaurant durin 1992 tae 2008.[2][3] It is a ootdoor seafuid restaurant wi aurie o 1.6 hectares in size. Waiters roller-skeitches tae serve fuid frae the kitchen tae the tables.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Sukhumvit Line o the BTS Skytrain runs throu the aurie alang Sukhumvit Road. The extension intae Bang Na opened for service in August 2011 wi three stations: Udom Suk, Bang Na an Bearing.[4] The new Bang Na station is aboot 500m awa frae BITEC.

Sukhumvit Road an Bang Na-Trat Heich-gate are twa major heich-gates linkin Bangkok tae Eastren Thailand. On tap o Bang Na-Trad Heich-gate is the 55 km toll Buraphawithi Expresswey reachin Chon Buri Province. The new Suvarnabhumi Airport can be accessed frae the sooth via Bang Na-Trad an Buraphawithi as a alternative tae Bangkok-Chon Buri Heich-gate (or Motor Wey) frae the north.

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

International Community School is locatit in the destrict.[5] In addeetion the Bangkok Patana School is locatit in the destrict.[6]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "History and General Information (in Thai)". Bang Na District Office. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  2. "The Royal Dragon Restaurant - About us". Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  3. "9 of Thailand's coolest Guinness World Records". CNNGo.com. 18 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  4. "BTS signs B2bn carriage deal". Bangkok Post. 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  5. "Contact Us." International Community School. Retrieved on March 6, 2013. "1225 The Parkland Rd. Khwaeng Bangna, Khet Bangna Bangkok 10260 Thailand"
  6. "Contact Us." Bangkok Patana School. Retrieved on 26 March 2013. "Postal Address : Bangkok Patana School, 643 La Salle Road (Sukhumvit 105), Bangna, Bangkok 10260, Thailand" - Thai: "โรงเรียนบางกอกพัฒนา 643 ถ.ลาซาล (สุขุมวิท 105) แขวง/เขต บางนา กรุงเทพฯ 10260" Map, Print map