Sai Mun District

Amphoe Sai Mun ( in Thai อำเภอ ทรายมูล ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the province of Yasothon. The Yasothon Province is located in the eastern part of northeast Thailand, the so-called Isaan.


Neighbouring districts ( from northeast clockwise): Amphoe Kut Chum and the Mueang Yasothon Province Yasothon, as well as Amphoe Selaphum the province of Roi Et


Sai Mun was formerly a village in Amphoe Yasothon, when it was still part of the province of Ubon Ratchathani. In the reign of King Chulalongkorn ( Rama V ) the location of the village was moved about two kilometers away due to an epidemic.

Later, Sai Mun received the tambon status and in 1968 the sanitary district ( khet Sukhaphiban ) Sai Mun was established.

As 1972 Yasothon for independent province was, Sai Mun received a small district status ( King Amphoe ). There are four Tambon Sai Mun, you Lat, Dong Mafai and Na Wiang Amphoe Mueang Yasothon from the dissolved out.

In 1978 was assigned Tambon Phai from Amphoe Kut Chum the King Amphoe Sai Mun. On 26 July 1984, the small district was promoted to Amphoe, and on 25 May 1999, the Sanitary District Sai Mun to a small town ( thesaban tambon).


Amphoe Sai Mun is divided into five communities ( tambon), which in turn in 53 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

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

  • Sai Mun ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ทรายมูล ), consisting of parts of the Tambon Sai Mun.

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