Suwannaphum District

Amphoe Suwannaphum ( Thai: อำเภอ สุวรรณภูมิ ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the south of the province of Roi Et Roi Et The province is located in Isaan, the northeast region of Thailand. The county is named after the fabled " land of gold " ( Suwannaphum ), which should have been in Southeast Asia.


Amphoe Suwannaphum borders the following counties (from west clockwise ) to the Amphoe Kaset Wisai, Mueang Suang, At Samat, Phanom Phrai, Nong Hi and moei Wadi in the province of Roi Et, as well as to the Amphoe Rattanaburi and Tha Tum Province Surin.

Administrative units

Amphoe Suwannaphum in 15 communes ( tambon) divided, in turn, in 195 communities ( Muban ) are divided.

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

  • Suwannaphum ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล สุวรรณภูมิ ), consisting of parts of the tambon Sa Khu,
  • Champa Khan ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล จำปา ขัน ), consisting of the whole tambon Champa Khan,
  • Hin Kong ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล หิน กอง ), consisting of the entire Tambon Hin Kong
  • Thung Kula ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ทุ่ง กุลา ), consisting of Tambon Thung Kula throughout.

There are also 15 Tambon Administration Organizations ( " Tambon Administrative Organizations" - TAO, Thai: องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล ).