Muak Lek District

Amphoe Muak Lek ( Thai: อำเภอ มวกเหล็ก ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the east of the province of Saraburi. Saraburi is located in the central region of Thailand.


Muak Lek is the geographically largest county in Saraburi, it lies to the east of the province.

Neighbouring districts (from north clockwise): Amphoe Phattana Nikhom, Tha Luang, and Lam Sonthi of Lopburi province, the Sikhio Amphoe Pak Chong and the province of Nakhon Ratchasima, Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Nayok Nakhon Nayok Province and Amphoe Kaeng Khoi and Amphoe Wang Muang of Saraburi province.

The county lies in the Phetchabun mountains which separate Central Thailand Northeast Thailand by ( Isaan ). In the south of the province of the Khao Yai National Park is located.


The district is crossed by both the Mittraphap Highway as well as the Northeast line of the Thai railway.


The county Muak Lek was established on 27 December 1968 by the territory of the former Tambon Muak Lek divided in Amphoe Kaeng Khoi in three individual Tambon with 33 village communities, and from this the new district Muak Lek was created. The new district took on 21 January 1969, his work on May 7, 1970, the current administration building was inaugurated.

In 1988, the north-western area was separated to establish the sub-district ( King Amphoe ) Wang Muang it.


Amphoe Muak Lek is divided into six subdistricts (tambon ), which continues in 80 village communities ( Muban ) are divided.

Muak Lek ( เทศบาล ตำบล มวกเหล็ก ) itself has a small-town congestion ( thesaban tambon), they consist of parts of the tambon Muak Lek and Mittraphap.

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

Note: The missing geocodes 3, 6 and 8 were among the Tambon, from which today Amphoe Wang Muang is.


In Amphoe Muak Lek is the Mission College of Seventh - day Adventists. Also located in Muak Lek international school AIMS ( Adventist International Mission School ).