Lam Sonthi District

Amphoe Lam Sonthi ( Thai: อำเภอ ลำ สนธิ ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the east of the province of Lopburi. The Lopburi province is located in the central region of Thailand.


The name Lam Sonthi originates from Maenam (river) Sonthi, which rises in the Sap Langka Wildlife Sanctuary, the last contiguous forest area of Lopburi. The Wildlife Reserve is located in Tambon Kud Ta Phet in the extreme north of the district.

Adjacent Amphoe are seen from the north: the Amphoe Si Thep and Wichian Buri Province Phetchabun, Amphoe Thep Sathit the province of Chaiyaphum, Amphoe the Thepharak, Dan Khun Thot and Sikhio of Nakhon Ratchasima, Amphoe Muak Lek Saraburi Province and Amphoe Tha Luang Amphoe Chai Badan and Lopburi.

The east of the district is formed by the Phang- Huy mountain range, while the border is in the northwest of the Luak mountain range. Both mountain ranges are part of the Phetchabun mountain range.


Lam Sonthi was on 1 April 1989 initially as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) was established by five Tambon Chai Badan from Amphoe were cleaved. On December 5, 1996 Lam Sonthi got the full Amphoe status. Tambon Khao Noi The sixth was established in 1994.


The circle is ( tambon) divided into six municipalities that continue in 48 village communities ( Muban ) are divided.

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