Khu Mueang District

Amphoe Khu Mueang ( in Thai: อำเภอ คูเมือง ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the north of the province of Buriram. The Buriram province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the Isaan.


Neighboring districts ( from east clockwise): Amphoe the khaen Dong, Satuek, Ban Dan, Mueang Buriram and Lam Plai Mat the province of Buriram, the Amphoe Mueang Yang and Lam Thamenchai in the province of Nakhon Ratchasima, Amphoe Phutthaisong again in Buriram Province and Amphoe Chumphon Buri in the province of Surin.


Khu Mueang was born on October 1, 1969 initially as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) was established by the three Tambon Khu Mueang, Tum Yai and Pa Khiap with a total of 58 communities ( Muban ) Amphoe Mueang Buriram were separated from. On August 21, 1975, he was promoted to Amphoe.


The county Khu Mueang is divided into seven subdistricts (tambon ), which are further subdivided into 113 villages ( Muban ).

There are two small towns ( thesaban tambon) in the district:

  • Khu Meang ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล คูเมือง ) consists of parts of tambon Khu Mueang and Nong Khaman,
  • Hin Lek Fai ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล หินเหล็กไฟ ) consists of parts of the Tambon Hin Lek Fai and also parts of Khu Mueang.

There are also seven " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations).