San Pa Tong District

Amphoe San Pa Tong ( in Thai: อำเภอ สันป่าตอง ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) of the province of Chiang Mai. The Chiang Mai province is located in the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are ( from the southwest clockwise): Amphoe Doi Lo, the Mae Wang and Hang Dong Chiang Mai Province, and Mueang Lamphun and Pa Sang Lamphun Province.


At the time of creation was called the circle still Ban Mae. It was renamed in 1939 in San Pa Tong.


The circle is divided into eleven subdistricts (tambon ), which are further subdivided into 121 villages ( Muban ).

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

  • San Pa Tong ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล สันป่าตอง ) consists of parts of tambon Yu Wa, Makham Luang and Thung Tom,
  • Thung Tom ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ทุ่ง ต้อ ม ) consists of other parts of the tambon Thung Tom,
  • Ban Klang ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล บ้าน กลาง ) consists of parts of tambon Ban Klang, Tha Wang Phrao, Makham Luang and Makhun Wan.

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

Note: The missing numbers refer to the Tambon, from which today the county Mae Wang is.