Mae Wang District

Amphoe Mae Wang ( in Thai: อำเภอ แม่ วาง ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the central part of the province of Chiang Mai. The Chiang Mai province is located in the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise): Amphoe Doi Lo the, Chom Thong, Mae Chaem, Samoeng, Hang Dong and San Pa Tong province of Chiang Mai.


Mae Wang was established on 1 April 1990 as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ), consisting of the four Tambon Ban Kat, Thung Pi, Thung Ruang Thong and Mae Win, which were split off from the Amphoe San Pa Tong. On September 7, 1995 Mae Wang received the full Amphoe status.


The circle is divided into five subdistricts (tambon ), which are further subdivided into 62 villages ( Muban ).

Mae Wang has a small-town status ( thesaban tambon) and covers parts of tambon Ban Kat and Don Pao.

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