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Lat Phrao

Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°48′13″N 100°36′27″E / 13.80361°N 100.60750°E / 13.80361; 100.60750Coordinates: 13°48′13″N 100°36′27″E / 13.80361°N 100.60750°E / 13.80361; 100.60750
Kintra Thailand
SeatLat Phrao
Khet established4 September 1989
 • Total21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
 • Total119,838
 • Density5574/km2 (14,440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code10310 and 10230

Lat Phrao (Thai: ลาดพร้าว; IPA: [lâːt pʰráːw]) is ane o the 50 destricts (Khet) o Bangkok, Thailand. The destrict is boundit bi sax ither destricts (frae north clockwise): Bang Khen, Bueng Kum, Bang Kapi, Wang Thonglang, an Chatuchak.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Umwhile, Lat Phrao wis a tambon o amphoe Bang Kapi, in wha wis then Phra Nakhon province, afore the unification o Thon Buri an Phra Nakhon intae the single admeenistrative aurie o Krung Thep (Bangkok). Later it wis a sub-destrict (Tambon) o the Bang Kapi destrict (amphoe), efter namin conventions wur chyngit for admeenistrative destricts o Bangkok.

On 4 September 1989, Lat Phrao wis split aff frae Bang Kapi alang wi Bueng Kum as new destricts.

In 1997, the boondars o Lat Phrao destrict wur modifee'd tae help balance size an population atween Bangkok's destricts. The portion o Chorake Bua sub-destrict north o Khok Khram an Ta Reng canals wis reassigned as pairt o Bang Khen Destrict, an portions o the Lat Phrao sub-destrict wur chyngit tae Wang Thonglang Destrict.

On 24 Januar 2002, portions o Wang Thonglang destrict wur reassigned tae Lat Phrao sub-destrict.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

1. Lat Phrao ลาดพร้าว 
2. Chorakhe Bua  จรเข้บัว

Destrict Cooncil[eedit | eedit soorce]

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