Sawaeng Ha District

Amphoe Sawaeng Ha ( Thai อำเภอ แสวงหา, pronunciation: [ sàwɛ̌ ː ŋ hǎ ː ] ) is the northernmost district ( Amphoe ) of the Ang Thong province. The Ang Thong province is located in the central region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts (from north clockwise): Amphoe Khai Bang Rachan and the Tha Chang in the province of Singburi, Amphoe Pho Thong Province Ang Thong and Amphoe Si Prachan, Sam Chuk and Bang Nang Buat Doem the province of Suphanburi.


In the north of Sawaeng Ha is the ancient settlement of Ban Khu Mueang, which dates from the Dvaravati period.

The Tambon Sawaeng Ha was already mentioned in the Royal Chronicles of Ayutthaya.

1945, the area around the Tambon Si Bua Thong was very rural, dense jungle was located between the provinces of Suphanburi and Sing Buri, so often hidden criminals here. The government made in Tambon Sawaeng Ha together a police force that could drive them out.

Sawaeng Ha was on 1 January 1948 initially as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) was established by five districts of Amphoe Pho Thong were separated. In 1956 he was promoted to Amphoe.


  • In Ban Khu Mueang in Tambon Huai Phai archaeologists discovered ruins of an ancient city that may already existed in the Dvaravati period.
  • Wat Ban Phran - Buddhist temple ( Wat ) in Tambon Si Phran, which was established at the end of the Sukhothai period.


Amphoe Sawaeng Ha is divided into seven communities ( tambon), which are divided further into 61 villages ( Muban ).

Sawaeng Ha itself ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล แสวงหา ) has a small-town status ( thesaban tambon), it covers the whole tambon Sawaeng Ha.

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