Sap Yai District

Amphoe Sap Yai ( Thai: อำเภอ ซับ ใหญ่ ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) of Chaiyaphum province. The Chaiyaphum Province is located in the northeast region of Thailand, the so-called Isaan.


The neighboring districts are starting clockwise from the north: the Amphoe Nong Bua Rawe, Chatturat, Bamnet Narong and Thep Sathit. All Amphoe located in the province of Chaiyaphum.


Sap Yai was on 1 July 1997 initially as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) was established by being separated from Amphoe Chatturat ..

On 15 May 2007, the Thai government had decided that all 81 King Amphoe to rise in the simple Amphoe status to unify the administration. With the publication in the Royal Gazette " Issue 124 chapter 46" of 24 August 2007, this decision officially entered into force.


Amphoe Sap Yai is divided into three communes ( tambon), which in turn consist of 37 villages ( Muban ).

There are also three " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations).