Doi Tao District

Amphoe Doi Tao ( in Thai: อำเภอ ดอยเต่า ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the south of the province of Chiang Mai. The Chiang Mai province is located in the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise): Amphoe the Omkoi and Hot Chiang Mai Province and Amphoe Li Lamphun Province and Amphoe Sam Ngao of Tak province.


Doi Tao was established as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) on 16 October 1972, consisting of the four tambon Tha Duea, Doi Tao, Muet Ka and Ban Aen, which were cleaved from the circuit hot. On March 25, 1979 Doi Tao received the full Amphoe status.


The circle is divided into six subdistricts (tambon ), which are further subdivided into 42 villages ( Muban ).

Tha Duea has a small-town status ( thesaban tambon) and covers parts of the tambon Tha Duea and Mueat Ka

There are also three " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.