Prasat District

Amphoe Prasat ( Thai: อำเภอ ปราสาท ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the south of the province of Surin. The Surin province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the Isaan.


Amphoe Prasat borders the following districts (from north clockwise): Amphoe Mueang to the Surin, Lamduan, Sangkha, Cape Choeng Phanom Dong Rak and in the province of Surin, and to the Amphoe Ban Kruat, Prakhon Chai, Chai Phlapphla and Krasang the Buriram Province.


The area of present-day county Prasat was originally part of Amphoe Mueang Surin. On 4 March 1938, the seven Tambon Kang Aen, Bakdai, Ta ​​Bao, Prue, Thung Mon, Phlai and Thamo were separated from the county Prasat was established.


  • Prasat Ban Phlai - ruins of a Khmer temple
  • Prasat Ban Phluang - ruins of a Khmer temple


Amphoe Prasat is divided into 18 subdistricts (tambon ), divide further into 247 villages ( Muban ).

There are three small towns ( thesaban tambon) in the district:

  • Kang Aen ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล กัง แอ น ), consisting of parts of the tambon Kang Aen,
  • Nikhon Prasat ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล นิคม ปราสาท ), consisting of the whole tambon Prue
  • Kantuatramuan ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล กัน ต ว จ ระ มวล ), consisting of the whole tambon Kantuatramuan.

There are also 17 " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.