Chom Thong Destrict, Bangkok

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Chom Thong
จอมทอง
Khet
Wat Ratchaorasaram
Wat Ratchaorasaram
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°40′38″N 100°29′5″E / 13.67722°N 100.48472°E / 13.67722; 100.48472Coordinates: 13°40′38″N 100°29′5″E / 13.67722°N 100.48472°E / 13.67722; 100.48472
Kintra  Thailand
Province Bangkok
Seat Bang Mot
Khwaeng 4
Khet established 9 November 1989
Aurie
 • Total 26.265 km2 (10.141 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Tot 167,794
 • Density 6,389/km2 (16,550/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 10150
Geocode 1035

Chom Thong (Thai: จอมทอง; IPA: [tɕɔ̄ːm tʰɔ̄ːŋ]) is ane o the 50 destricts (Khet) o Bangkok, Thailand. The destrict is boondit bi the destricts (clockwise frae north) Phasi Charoen, Thon Buri, Rat Burana, Thung Khru, Bang Khun Thian, an Bang Bon. The destrict, thegither wi Thung Khru, are well kent for its tangerines, the Bang Mot tangerine. Thare is a giant tangerine sculptur at the junction atween Rama II Road an Suk Sawat Road.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Chom Thong wis pairt o Bang Khun Thien destrict till a annooncement on 9 November 1989. On 14 October 1997, pairts o Bang Pakok sub-destrict o Rat Burana and parts o Bukkhalo sub-destrict o Thon Buri wur transferred tae Chom Thong durin the admeenistrative reform which rearrangit the 38 Bangkok destricts intae 50 destricts.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is sub-dividit intae fower sub-destricts (Kwaeng).

1. Bang Khun Thian  บางขุนเทียน
2. Bang Kho บางค้อ
3. Bang Mot บางมด
4. Chom Thong จอมทอง

Places[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wat Ratcha-orasaram (วัดราชโอรสาราม), oreeginally cried Wat Chom Thong datit back tae Ayuthaya period, wis renamit tae its present day title when it became the ryal temple o Keeng Nangklao. The temple is unique acause o the blendin o Cheenese airchitectur style intae Thai buddhist temple.

Wat Sai (วัดไทร) is anither auld wat frae Ayuthaya kinrick. It belangs tae the Mahayana branch o Buddhism. The nearbi Wat Sai floatin mercat wis ance a busy an lively floatin mercat whaur fermers came an sauld products on boat. The oreeginal mercat disappeared aroond 1977 nou it is vera smaw an anerly targets tourists.

Wat Nangnong Worawihan (วัดนางนองวรวิหาร), frae the Ayuthaya period an aw, wis renovatit bi Keeng Nangklao. Amang the hielichts include mither-o-pearl inlaid ubosot panels and the mixed o Thai, Cheenese an European style in its airchitecturs.

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