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Phra Pradaeng
พระประแดง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Samut Prakan Province
Amphoe location in Samut Prakan Province
Coordinates: 13°39′30″N 100°32′2″E / 13.65833°N 100.53389°E / 13.65833; 100.53389Coordinates: 13°39′30″N 100°32′2″E / 13.65833°N 100.53389°E / 13.65833; 100.53389
Kintra  Thailand
Province Samut Prakan
Seat Talat
Tambon 15
Aurie
 • Total 73.4 km2 (28.3 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 207,141
 • Density 2,822/km2 (7,310/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 10130
Geocode 1104

Phra Pradaeng (Thai: พระประแดง; IPA: [pʰráʔ prā.dɛ̄ːŋ]) is a destrict (Amphoe) o Samut Prakan Province in Thailand.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Neebourin destricts are (frae the wast clockwise) Thung Khru, Rat Burana, Yan Nawa, Khlong Toei, Phra Khanong an Bang Na (aw Bangkok), an the destricts Mueang Samut Prakan an Phra Samut Chedi o Samut Prakan.

It is locatit a big bend on the Chao Phraya river.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Phra Pradeang wis the oreeginal centre o the aurie sooth o Bangkok near the mooth o the Chao Phraya river. Oreeginally named Nakhon Khuan Khan (นครเขื่อนขันธ์) it wis settled bi Mon. In 1815, Keeng Rama II biggit the Pom Phlaeng Faifa fort at the river bend. The fort is nou locatit in a smaw pairk an accessible for visitors.

Fort Pom Phlaeng Faifa 1.jpg Fort Pom Phlaeng Faifa 2.jpg

In 1819 the new toun Samut Prakan (or Paknam) wis established. Due tae the economic problems in the early 1930s several admeenistrative entities wur abolished, includin Phra Phradaeng province which haed its destricts wur assigned tae Samut Prakan an Thonburi effective 1 Apryle 1932.[1]

A 2 km tramwey athort the neck o the huge Phra Pradaeng river bend opened in 1908 an closed c.1940. Operatit bi a private company, the motorised trams connectit wi motorboat services tae Bangkok an tae Paknam at each end o the line. The tram cut a considerable time aff the up an dounriver jurney bi avoidin the lang river bend.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is subdividit intae 15 subdestricts (tambon), which are further subdividit intae 67 veelages (muban). The toun (thesaban mueang) Phra Pradaeng covers the whole tambon Talad, the toun Lat Luang the tambon Bang Phueng, Bang Chak an Bang Kharu. The tounship (thesaban tambon) Samrong Thai covers the tambon Samrong Tai, Samrong, Samron Klang, Bang Hua Suea an Bang Ya Phraek. Thare are further 6 Tambon admeenistrative organisations (TAO) for the tambon no covered bi the municipalities.

No. Name Thai name Veelages Inh.
1. Talat ตลาด - 11,864
2. Bang Phueng บางพึ่ง - 26,420
3. Bang Chak บางจาก - 22,079
4. Bang Khru บางครุ - 27,311
5. Bang Ya Phraek บางหญ้าแพรก - 24,506
6. Bang Hua Suea บางหัวเสือ - 11,367
7. Samrong Tai สำโรงใต้ - 14,850
8. Bang Yo บางยอ 10 10,860
9. Bang Kachao บางกะเจ้า 9 5,342
10. Bang Nam Phueng บางน้ำผึ้ง 11 4,636
11. Bang Krasop บางกระสอบ 11 2,402
12. Bang Ko Bua บางกอบัว 13 7,184
13. Song Khanong ทรงคนอง 13 8,505
14. Samrong สำโรง - 50,936
15. Samrong Klang สำโรงกลาง - 13,879

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "พระบรมราชโองการ ประกาศ ยุบรวมท้องที่บางมณฑลและบางจังหวัด" (PDF). Royal Gazette (in Thai). 48 (0 ก): 576. February 21, 1932. 

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