Khlong Sam Wa Destrict

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Khlong Sam Wa

คลองสามวา
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Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°51′35″N 100°42′15″E / 13.85972°N 100.70417°E / 13.85972; 100.70417Coordinates: 13°51′35″N 100°42′15″E / 13.85972°N 100.70417°E / 13.85972; 100.70417
Kintra Thailand
ProvinceBangkok
SeatBang Chan
Khwaeng5
Khet established21 November 1997
Area
 • Total110.686 km2 (42.736 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Tot124,476
 • Density1,125/km2 (2,910/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code10510
Geocode1046

Khlong Sam Wa (Thai: คลองสามวา; IPA: [kʰlɔ̄ːŋ sǎːm wāː]) is ane o the 50 destricts (Khet) o Bangkok, Thailand. It is boondit bi ither destricts (frae north clockwise): Lam Luk Ka o Pathum Thani Province, Nong Chok, Min Buri, Khan Na Yao, Bang Khen, an Sai Mai o Bangkok.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Khlong Sam Wa wis established as a destrict on 21 November 1997 bi splittin oot frae Min Buri. Khlong Sam Wa wis the name o a amphoe in Min Buri an hence the name is uised as the destrict name. In 1947 when the aurie wis still landwart, the farming commonty o Bang Chan wis chosen at the beginnin o wha wis tae become the academic disciple o Thai studies, as centre for a lang-term study.[1]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is dividit intae 5 sub-destricts (Kwaeng).

1. Sam Wa Tawan Tok  สามวาตะวันตก
2. Sam Wa Tawan Ok สามวาตะวันออก
3. Bang Chan บางชัน
4. Sai Kong Din ทรายกองดิน
5. Sai Kong Din Tai ทรายกองดินใต้

Places[eedit | eedit soorce]

Schuil[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Nawamintrachinuthit Satriwittaya 2 School (In thai)
  • Nawamintrachinuthit Benjamarachalai School (In thai)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sharp, Lauriston; Hanks, Lucien M. (Winter 1983). Brian L. Foster (ed.). "Bang Chan: Social History of a Rural Community in Thailand". Ethnohistory. Duke University Press. Vol. 30 (No. 1): 35–36. doi:10.2307/481501. Retrieved 2014-06-12.