Bueng Kum Destrict

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Bueng Kum

บึงกุ่ม
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°47′7″N 100°40′9″E / 13.78528°N 100.66917°E / 13.78528; 100.66917Coordinates: 13°47′7″N 100°40′9″E / 13.78528°N 100.66917°E / 13.78528; 100.66917
Country Thailand
ProvinceBangkok
SeatKhlong Kum
Khwaeng3
Khet establishedSeptember 4, 1989
Aurie
 • Total24.311 km2 (9.387 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Tot138,340
 • Density5,690/km2 (14,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code10240
except Mu 9-12 Khwaeng Khlong Kum: 10230
Geocode1027

Bueng Kum (Thai: บึงกุ่ม; IPA: [bɯ̄ŋ kùm]) is ane o the 50 destricts (Khet) o Bangkok, Thailand. Frae north clockwise, it is boondit bi Bang Khen, Khan Na Yao, Saphan Sung, Bang Kapi, an Lat Phrao.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bueng Kum wis separatit frae Bang Kapi on 4 September 1989 consistin o 3 sub-destricts: Khlong Kum, Khan Na Yao, an Saphan Sung. On 14 October 1997, Khan Na Yao an Saphan Sung's wur elevatit tae destricts, leavin Bueng Kum wi sole sub-destrict: Khlong Kum.

Bueng Kum wis namit so acause o a loch (Bueng means loch) uised as watter reservoir for flood prevention. Thare are plants cried Kum (Crataeva sp.) aroond the loch an aw. The loch is pairt o Seri Thai Park.

Places[eedit | eedit soorce]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is sub-dividit intae 3 sub-destricts (Khwaeng).

1. Khlong Kum  คลองกุ่ม
2. Nawamin  นวมินทร์
3. Nuan Chan  นวลจันทร์

Destrict Cooncil[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Destrict Cooncil for Bueng Kum haes seiven members, who each serve fower-year terms.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]