Kap Choeng District

Amphoe Kap Choeng ( Thai: อำเภอ กาบเชิง ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the south of the province of Surin. The Surin province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the so-called Isaan.


Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise): Amphoe Phanom Dong Rak which, Prasat and Sangkha the province of Surin, Oddar Meancheay in Cambodia.

At the Chong Chom pass there is a border crossing into Cambodia.


The location Ban Choeng cape is about 200 years old. He originally belonged to the Tambon Dan in Amphoe Sangkha. In 1937 the administration was handed over to the Tambon Nong Yai, Amphoe Prasat. 1964 Tambon Choeng Cape was established. On May 25, 1975, the Tambon Choeng Cape and Ban Dai became a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) summarized. Tambon Khok sound came in 1976 to the Tambon Khu Dan and Tan 1977. Kap Choeng got the full Amphoe status on 20 March 1979.


  • Prasat Ta Muean - Khmer ruin of a Prang in Tambon Choeng Cape


The circle is divided into 6 subdistricts (tambon ), which are further subdivided into 91 villages ( Muban ).

There are no small towns ( thesaban tambon), but six " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations).

The missing digits among Tambons, which now belong to the Amphoe Phanom Dong Rak.