Phra Thong Kham District

Amphoe Phra Thong Kham ( Thai: อำเภอ พระ ทองคำ ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the north of the province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The Nakhon Ratchasima province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the so-called Isaan.


Amphoe Phra Thong Kham borders the following districts (from north clockwise): the Amphoe Chatturat and Noen Sa -nga Province Chaiyaphum, as well as to the Amphoe Khong Kham Sakaesaeng, Non Thai and Dan Khun Thot in the province of Nakhon Ratchasima.


Phra Thong Kham was on 15 July 1996, first as a small district ( King Amphoe ) was established by the Tambon Sa Phra Thap rank, Phang Thiam, Nong Hoi and Krat Map of Amphoe Non Thai were separated.

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 Phra Thong Kham is divided into five subdistricts ( tambon), which in turn have together 75 municipalities ( Muban ).

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

  • Phra Thong Kham ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล พระ ทองคำ ), consisting of parts of the tambon Sa Phra.

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