Ban Kha District

Amphoe Ban Kha ( Thai: อำเภอ บ้าน คา ) is a district ( Amphoe ) in the southwest of the province ( Changwat ) Ratchaburi. Ratchaburi is located in the west of central Thailand on the border with Myanmar.


Neighbouring districts (from north clockwise): Amphoe Suan Phung which, Chom Bueng and Pak Tho Ratchaburi Province and Amphoe Nong Ya Plong Phetchaburi Province. In the West, Tanintharyi Division is located in Myanmar.

The most important water resource is the Phachi River ( Thai: แม่น้ำ ภาชี - Maenam Phachi ). On its left bank gives the Chaloem Phra Kiat - Thai Prachan National Park, which will extend even into the neighboring county Pak Tho.


On 1 July 1997, the government separated from the southern part of the very large county Suan Phung and set it into a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) a. He was called " Ban Kha ". The current administration building was opened on 29 March 1999.

On 15 May 2007, the Thai government had decided that all 81 King Amphoe to rise in the simple Amphoe status to unify the administration. With the publication in the Royal Gazette " Issue 124 chapter 46" of 24 August 2007, this decision officially entered into force.


Amphoe Ban Kha is in three communities ( tambon) divided, in turn, in 35 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

There are no urban district administrative units ( thesaban ), but three " Tambon Administrative Organizations" ( TAO - administrative organizations).

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