Pak Kret Destrict

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Pak Kret

ปากเกร็ด
Aerial photograph mainly showin the aurie o Pak Kret Destrict in the centre an lawer richt
Aerial photograph mainly showin the aurie o Pak Kret Destrict in the centre an lawer richt
Amphoe location in Nonthaburi Province
Amphoe location in Nonthaburi Province
Coordinates: 13°54′45″N 100°29′54″E / 13.91250°N 100.49833°E / 13.91250; 100.49833Coordinates: 13°54′45″N 100°29′54″E / 13.91250°N 100.49833°E / 13.91250; 100.49833
Kintra Thailand
ProvinceNonthaburi
SeatPak Kret
Tambon12
Muban51 (admeenistrative)
Amphoe established1884
Area
 • Total89.0 km2 (34.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Tot201,399
 • Density2,296.6/km2 (5,948/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code11120
Geocode1206

Pak Kret (Thai: ปากเกร็ด) is a destrict (amphoe) in the northeastren pairt o Nonthaburi Province, central Thailand.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Leaning chedi on Ko Kret

The destrict is locatit in the northeast o the province. It borders (frae north clockwise) the districts Lat Lum Kaeo an Mueang Pathum Thani o Pathum Thani Province, Don Mueang an Lak Si o Bangkok, an Mueang Nonthaburi an Bang Bua Thong o Nonthaburi.

The destrict is crossed bi the Chao Phraya River. A lairge oxbow o the river haes been shortened bi a canal, Khlong Lat Kret, dug in 1722 in the Ayuthaya Era, tae form the island o Ko Kret.

Attractions an travel[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ko Kret[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Ko Kret

Mueang Thong Thani[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mueang Thong Thani is a satellite ceety wi heich-rise condominiums developed bi Bangkok Land in 1989, the company built Mueang Thong Thani Stadium in 1998 for the 13t Asian Games. The stadium wis later renamed IMPACT Exhibition Center. It includes a 12,000 entertainment an sports arena, which is the primary lairge-scale concert venue for Bangkok, as well as a convention center for trade shows.

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

A pairtial leet o primary an seicontar schuils in Pak Kret:

  1. Nawamintarachinuthid Horwang Nonthaburi School (an aa cawed Horwangnon)[1]
  2. Suan Kulab Wittayalai Nonthaburi School (an aa cawed Suannon)
  3. Pakkred Secondary School[2]
  4. Triamudom Suksa Nomklao Nonthaburi School(an aa cawed Triam Nom Non )
  5. Wat Poramai Yigawat School
  6. Wat Salakun School
  7. Pichaya Suksa School
  8. International School Bangkok
  9. Rose Marie Academy
  10. Saint Francis Xavier School

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are 10 main roads in Pak Kret,

  1. Kanchanaphisek Road
  2. Chaeng Watthana Road
  3. Tiwanon Road
  4. Nonthaburi-Pathum Thani Road
  5. Bang Bua Thong-Pathum Thani Road
  6. Phummiwet Road.
  7. Liang Mueang Pak Kret Road (Pak Kret Bypass)
  8. Si Saman Road
  9. Chaiyaphruek Road
  10. Ratchaphruek Road

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is subdividit intae 12 subdestricts (tambon). These are further subdividit intae 85 veelages (muban).

No. Name Thai name     
1. Pak Kret ปากเกร็ด 7. Tha It ท่าอิฐ
2. Bang Talat บางตลาด 8. Ko Kret เกาะเกร็ด
3. Ban Mai บ้านใหม่ 9. Om Kret อ้อมเกร็ด
4. Bang Phut บางพูด 10. Khlong Khoi คลองข่อย
5. Bang Tanai บางตะไนย์ 11. Bang Phlap บางพลับ
6. Khlong Phra Udom  คลองพระอุดม  12. Khlong Kluea  คลองเกลือ 

5 o the tambon coverin 34 veelages belang tae the ceety (thesaban nakhon) o Pak Kret. The ither 7 tambon are each admeenistrated bi a Tambon Admeenistrative Organization (TAO).

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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