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Amphoe_Khok_Samrong

Amphoe Khok Samrong

Khok Samrong is a district (Amphoe) of Lopburi Province in central Thailand. The district is the transportation hub of the province.

History

Originally named Phu Kha, the minor district (King Amphoe) was renamed to Sa Bot in 1909. In 1915 it became a full district and renamed to Khok Samrong, as the district office was relocated to there.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Nong Muang, Sa Bot, Chai Badan, Phatthana Nikhom, Mueang Lopburi and Ban Mi.

Misc

Kasetsart University Lopburi campus is located in Tambon Phaniat, Khok Samrong district.

Administration

The district is subdivided into 13 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 137 villages (muban). The township (thesaban tambon) Khok Samrong covers parts of the tambon Khok Samrong. There are further 13 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

1. Khok Samrong โคกสำโรง
2. Ko Kaeo เกาะแก้ว
3. Thalung Lek ถลุงเหล็ก
4. Lum Khao หลุมข้าว
5. Huai Pong ห้วยโป่ง
6. Khlong Ket คลองเกตุ
7. Sakae Rap สะแกราบ
8. Phaniat เพนียด
9. Wang Phloeng วังเพลิง
10. Dong Marum ดงมะรุม
18. Wang Khon Khwang วังขอนขว้าง
20. Wang Chan วังจั่น
22. Nong Khaem หนองแขม
Missing numbers are tambon which now form Nong Muang and Khok Charoen district.

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