Mueang Yang District

Amphoe Mueang Yang ( Thai: อำเภอ เมือง ยาง ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The Nakhon Ratchasima province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the so-called Isaan.


Amphoe Mueang Yang borders the following districts (from north clockwise): Amphoe Ban Mai to the Chaiyaphot, Phutthaisong and Khu Mueang Buriram Province, and to the Amphoe Lam Thamenchai, Chum Phuang and Prathai in the province of Nakhon Ratchasima.

The largest river of the district is Maenam Mun ( Mun River ).


Because of ceramic finds at Ban Mueang Yang and Ban Nok Krabueang it can be stated that the area of the district was already inhabited in prehistoric times. There are also some small ruins of the Khmer Empire in Ban Mueang Yang and Ban Nang O.

Mueang Yang was on 1 April 1995 initially as a small district ( King Amphoe ) was established by its territory was separated from the Chum Phuang.

On 15 May 2007, the Thai government had decided that all 81 King Amphoe to rise in the simple Amphoe status to unify the administration. With the publication in the Royal Gazette " Issue 124 chapter 46" of 24 August 2007, this decision officially entered into force.


Amphoe Mueang Yang is divided into four subdistricts ( tambon), which in turn have together 46 municipalities ( Muban ).

There is a small town ( thesaban tambon) in the district:

  • Mueang Yang ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล เมือง ยาง ), consisting of the entire Tambon Mueang Yang.

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