Huai Khwang Destrict

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Huai Khwang

The entrance tae Huai Khwang Metro station
The entrance tae Huai Khwang Metro station
Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°46′36″N 100°34′46″E / 13.77667°N 100.57944°E / 13.77667; 100.57944Coordinates: 13°46′36″N 100°34′46″E / 13.77667°N 100.57944°E / 13.77667; 100.57944
Kintra Thailand
SeatHuai Khwang
 • Total15.0 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
 • Total90,185
 • Density6012/km2 (15,570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code10310

Huai Khwang (Thai: ห้วยขวาง; IPA: [hûaj kʰwǎːŋ]) is ane o the 50 destricts (Khet) o Bangkok, Thailand, locatit east o the ceety centre. Neebourin destricts are Chatuchak, Wang Thonglang, Bang Kapi, Suan Luang, Watthana, Ratchathewi an Din Daeng.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Huai Khwang destrict wis established frae a aurie umwhile pairt o Phaya Thai. Adjustments tae the destrict wur made in 1978, adjustin bopndars wi neebourin destricts Phaya Thai an Bang Kapi, an again in 1993, creatin the new Din Daeng destrict.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is sub-divided intae three sub-destricts (Khwaeng).

  1. Huai Khwang ห้วยขวาง
  2. Bang Kapi บางกะปิ
  3. Sam Sen Nok สามเสนนอก

Places[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Thailand Cultural Centre (ศูนย์วัฒนธรรมแห่งประเทศไทย), a venue consistin o twa auditoriums an ane ootdoor stage, uised for various live performances throuoot the year. It wis built wi a grant frae Japan, an opened on 9 October 1987. It can be reached via Bangkok Metro's Thailand Cultural Centre Station.
  • Ratchada Grand Theatre, the steid o the Siam Niramit show.
  • Royal City Avenue (RCA), a nichtlife aurie wi lots o pubs.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Bangkok Metro passes alang the wastren side o Huai Khwang, providin sax stations: Phetchaburi, Phra Ram 9, Thailand Cultural Centre, Huai Khwang, Sutthisan an Ratchadaphisek.

The Huai Khwang Metro Station is locatit on the intersection o the Ratchadaphisek Road wi the Prachasongkroa an Pracharat Bamphen Road. Frae this station, several entertainment complexes are athin walkin distance, includin some belangin tae the famous Davis Group o massage parlours.

The main depot o the Metro is locatit in the Huai Khwang destrict an aw, coverin a aurie o 0.48 square kilometre (120 acre).

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nok Mini (umwhile SGA Airlines) haes its heidquairters in the destrict.[1]

Thai Sky Airlines umwhile haed its heid office in Room 708 o the 7t floor o the Le Concorde Tower in Huai Khwang Destrict.[2][3]

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

KIS International School, Thai-Japanese Association School an Modulo Language School are in Huai Khwang Destrict.[4][5][6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Contact Nok Mini Archived 2015-04-27 at the Wayback Machine." Nok Mini. Retrieved on 27 February 2013. "Headquarter Office: Siam General Aviation Co., Ltd. 19/6 Royal City Avenue Block A Rama 9 Road Kwang Bangkapi Huay Kwang, Bangkok 10310 THAILAND"
  2. "Contact Us." Thai Sky Airlines. 17 January 2007. Retrieved on 7 April 2013. "Head Office 7th Floor., Room 708, Leconcode Tower [sic] 202 Ratchadapisek RD., Huay Kwang,Bangkok 10320"
  3. "Index_1.jpg." and "Index_9.jpg." and "Index_3.jpg." Thai Sky Airlines. 15 July 2007. Retrieved on 7 April 2013. "7th Floor, Room 708, Le Concorde Tower, 202 Ratchadapisek RD., Huay Hwang, Bangkok 10320"
  4. "Contact Us Archived 2013-01-16 at the Wayback Machine." KIS International School. Retrieved on 6 March 2013. "KIS International School, 999/124 Kesinee Ville Pracha-Utit Road, Huay-Kwang Bangkok 10320, Thailand"
  5. "Thai-Japanese Association School." Bangkok Post. Retrieved on 28 February 2013.
  6. "Contact info" Modulo Language School. Archived 2013-09-08 at the Wayback Machine "Central Rama 9, unit 1202. 9/9 Ratchadaphisek Rd., Huai-Khwang, Bangkok, 10310"

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