Pua District

Amphoe Pua ( Thai อำเภอ ปัว ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) of Nan Province. The Nan Province is located in the northeast of the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise): Amphoe Chiang the sound, Thung Chang, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Bo Kluea, Santi Suk Tha Wang Pha and. All Amphoe located in the province of Nan.


  • National Parks: Doi Phu Kha National Park ( อุทยานแห่งชาติ ดอย ภู คา ) - mountainous park with the 1980 meter high Doi Phu Kha is the highest elevation. Worth seeing are the numerous waterfalls.

Wat Phra That Bueng Sakat

Wat Rong Ngae

Road in 1256 when Doi Pu Kha

Landscape east of the city Pua


Amphoe Phua consists of twelve sub-districts ( tambon), which further into 104 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

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

  • Pua ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ปัว ) consists of the whole tambon Pua and parts of the tambon Chai Watthana Nakhon and Wora is,
  • Sila Laeng ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ศิลาแลง ) consists of the whole Tambon Sila Laeng.

In addition, there are ten " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.

Note: The missing geocodes are among the tambon, which are part of Amphoe Bo Kluea today.