Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District

Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima ( Thai อำเภอ เมือง นครราชสีมา ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the south of Nakhon Ratchasima. The Nakhon Ratchasima province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the Isaan. The capital of the province of Nakhon Ratchasima is also called Nakhon Ratchasima.


The district Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima lies on a plain at the western edge of Isaan, the so-called Khorat Plateau. The distance to the capital Bangkok is about 260 kilometers.

Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima borders on the following districts (from north clockwise): Amphoe Non Thai in the, Non Sung, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Chok Chai, Pak Thong Chai, Sung Noen Kham Thale So and all are in Amphoe of Nakhon Ratchasima.


In Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, the Suranaree University of Technology and the Rajabhat University Nakhon Ratchasima, and the main campus of Rajamangala University of Technology Isan are.


Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima is divided into 25 tambon ( communes), they are then divided into 234 villages ( Muban ).

There is a large city ( thesaban Nakhon ) in the district:

  • Nakhon Ratchasima ( Thai: เทศบาล นคร นครราชสีมา ), it consists of the whole tambon Nai Mueang and parts of tambon Ban Koh.

In addition, there are 15 small towns ( thesaban tambon) and 11 " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.