Ron Phibun District

Amphoe Ron Phibun ( Thai: อำเภอ ร่อนพิบูลย์ ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the south of the province ( Changwat ) Nakhon Si Thammarat, Southern Thailand. The Nakhon Si Thammarat province is located about 780 km south of Bangkok on the east coast of the Malay Peninsula to the Gulf of Thailand.


Neighbouring districts (from west clockwise): Amphoe Thung Song, the, Lan Saka, Phra Phrom, Chaloem Phra Kiat, Cha- uat and Chulabhorn the province of Nakhon Si Thammarat.


  • Network of the SRT ( State Railway of Thailand): In Amphoe Ron Phibun located on the south line from Bangkok to ngai Kolok Su- ( on the eastern border crossing to Malaysia) the " Khao Chum Thong Jn. " ( Khao Chum Thong Junction, Khao Chum Thong diversion ). The seldom -used side track that branches off at Khao Chum Thong, leading up to the city of Nakhon Si Thammarat.

(see also: State Railway of Thailand)


In Amphoe Ron Phibun is a national park:

  • The National Park Namtok Yong ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ น้ำตก โยง ) with about twelve waterfalls and spectacular lookouts, such as the 1350 -meter-high Yod Khao Men ( ยอด เขา เหม น ).


Amphoe Ron Phibun is divided into six communes ( tambon), which in turn in 61 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

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

  • Ron Phibun ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ร่อน พิปูน ย์ ) consists of the whole tambon Ron Phibun,
  • Hin Tok ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล หิน ตก ) consists of the whole tambon Hin Tok,
  • Khao Chum Thong ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล เขา ชุม ทอง ) consists of the whole tambon Khuan Koei.

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