Tha Chang District, Sing Buri

Amphoe Tha Chang ( Thai: อำเภอ ท่าช้าง, literally: elephant pier ) is a district ( Amphoe ) in the southern part of the province of Singburi. Singburi is located in the central region of Thailand.


The Maenam Noi ( Noi River ) is the main water resource of the district. It is a fertile river with wide sandy shores. It was used in the past to bathe the royal elephants.

Neighboring districts (from west clockwise): Amphoe Khai Bang Rachan, Amphoe Mueang and Amphoe Phrom Buri Singburi province of Singburi and Amphoe Chaiyo and Pho Thong Ang Thong province.


The district of Tha Chang in 1960 initially as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) was established by three Tambon Phrom Buri of Amphoe were separated. 1963 Tha Chang got the full Amphoe status.


The district of Tha Chang is divided into four subdistricts (tambon ), which are further subdivided into 23 villages ( Muban ).

Thon Samo ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ถอนสมอ ) has a small-town status ( thesaban tambon), it consists of parts of the TambonThon Samo and the whole tambon Phikun Thong.

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