Mueang Nonthaburi District

Amphoe Mueang Nonthaburi ( Thai อำเภอ เมืองนนทบุรี ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the southeastern province of Nonthaburi. The Nonthaburi province is located in the central region of Thailand.


Nonthaburi is located 20 kilometers north of the capital Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River.

Amphoe Mueang Nonthaburi borders the following counties (from the south clockwise ) to the Amphoe Bang Kruai, Bang Yai, Bang Bua Thong and Pak Kret, Nonthaburi Province, as well as to the districts ( Khet ) Lak Si, Chatuchak and Bang Sue Bangkok.


The district Mueang Nonthaburi was originally called Talat Khwan, but it is uncertain when he was set up. In 1917, the Provincial Administration of Nonthaburi was moved to this district, since that time, his name is Mueang Nonthaburi. From January 1, 1943 to 9 May 1946, the district was part of the capital Bangkok and was simply renamed in Nonthaburi. After the province was re-established, the name was changed back in Mueang Nonthaburi.


Amphoe Mueang Nonthaburi is in 10 communes ( tambon) divided, which are further subdivided into 77 villages ( Muban ).

In the district there are three towns:

  • Nonthaburi ( Thai: เทศบาล นคร นนทบุรี ) itself is a large city ( thesaban Nakhon ), it consists of the Tambon Suan Yai, Talat Khwan, Bang Khen, Bang Kraso and Tha Sai,
  • Bang Si Mueang ( Thai: เทศบาล เมือง บางศรีเมือง ) has a city - state ( thesaban Mueang ), it consists of the Tambon Bang Si Muang and Bang Krang,
  • Sai Ma ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ไทร ม้า ) has a small-town status ( thesaban tambon) and is composed of the Tambon.