Prawet Destrict

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Khet location in Bangkok
Khet location in Bangkok
Coordinates: 13°43′1″N 100°41′40″E / 13.71694°N 100.69444°E / 13.71694; 100.69444Coordinates: 13°43′1″N 100°41′40″E / 13.71694°N 100.69444°E / 13.71694; 100.69444
Kintra Thailand
Khet established9 November 1989
 • Total52.5 km2 (20.3 sq mi)
 • Total134,189
 • Density2556/km2 (6,620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (THA)
Postal code10250
Dokmai, Mu 2-10 of Nong Bon: 10260

Prawet (Thai: ประเวศ; IPA: [prà.wêːt]) is ane o the 50 destricts o Bangkok, Thailand, locatiit in the sootheast o the toun. Neebourin destricts are (frae the east clockwise) Bang Phli (Samut Prakan Province), Bang Na, Phra Khanong, Suan Luang, Bang Kapi, Saphan Sung an Lat Krabang (Bangkok).

Si Nakharin road, namit efter Srinagarindra, is the major road o the destrict. Thare are plenty o hoosin projects alang this road. Prawet plays a important pairt tae control flood problem in eastren Bangkok an aw wi a vast loch in Rama IX Park.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Prawet wis ance pairt o Phra Khanong destrict. Prawet wis elevatit tae become a separate destrict in 1989. Pairt o Prawet, especially the Suan Luang sub-destrict wur curvit oot tae establish Suan Luang destrict on 14 Januar 1994.

In October 2005 the plan tae create the special admeenistrative aurie Nakhon Suvarnabhumi aroond the new Bangkok airport became public. Prawet wis supposed tae be ane o five destricts tae be includit intae this new aurie.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

1. Prawet ประเวศ
2. Nong Bon หนองบอน
3. Dokmai ดอกไม้

Places[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rama IX Park (Suan Luang Rama IX, สวนหลวง ร. 9) is a muckle pairk built tae commenmorate Keeng Bhumibol's 60t birthday on 5 Dizember 1987. It covers 0.8 km² o laund, a muckle portion o which is the watter reservoir namit Traphang Kaeo (ตระพังแก้ว). The maist distinctive biggin o the pairk is Ho Ratchamongkhon (หอรัชมงคล) which is a gallery showin the king's biografie an his ryal projects. It haes a botanical garden an grass fields for recreational sports.

Seacon Square is a muckle shoppin maw locatit on Si Nakharin Road. Further sooth alang the road are Tesco Lotus an Paradise Park (umwhile Seri Center). The latter is a maw specialisit in IT, furniturs, an kids schuils afferin activities such as muisic an sports.

Onnut Road is fast becomin a automotive hub. Manheim Auctions haed validatit this aurie bi chuisin tae establish its Asie Paceefic heidquairters an auction steid here. The Soni Group Of Companies haes further acceleratit the recovery o this region bi establishin a muckle auto showroom an its corporate heidquairters.

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pan-Asia International School is locatit in the destrict.[1] In addeetion Wells International School haes its Wells International Kindergarten Bangna Campus in Prawet.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "School Location Archived 2013-03-15 at the Wayback Machine." Pan-Asia International School. Retrieved on 28 February 2013. "18 Chalermprakiat Rama 9 soi 67, Kwang Dokmai, Pravet District, Bangkok 10250 Thailand"
  2. "Contact Us." Wells International School. Retrieved on 7 March 2013. "Wells International Kindergarten Bang Na Campus (Nursery – K3) 10 Srinakarin Soi 62, Nongban Pravate, Bangkok 10250"

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