Tha Wang Pha District

Amphoe Tha Wang Pha ( Thai: อำเภอ ท่าวังผา ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) of Nan Province. The Nan Province is located in the northeast of the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise): Amphoe the song Khwae, Chiang Klang, Pua, Santi Suk and Mueang Nan Nan Province and Amphoe Pong, Phayao province.


Tha Wang Pha was born on October 1, 1962 initially as a sub-district ( King Amphoe ) was established by parts were separated from Amphoe Pua. On July 28, 1965 Tha Wang Pha has been promoted to Amphoe.


  • Wat Nong Bua ( วัด หนองบัว ) - Buddhist temple ( wat ) in the village of Ban Nong Bua with excellent wall paintings similar to those at Wat Phumin
  • National Parks: National Park Nanthaburi ( อุทยานแห่งชาติ นันท บุรี ) - of 548 125 rai (about 877 km ²) large park extends into the district of Ban Luang, it consists of high mountains, such as the Yod Doi Wao ( ยอด ดอย วาว ) with a height of 1674 meters. Worth seeing is the artesian source Ban Namki ( บ่อ น้ำพุ ร้อน บ้าน น้ำ กิ ) with up to 80 ° C hot water and numerous waterfalls.


Amphoe Tha Wang Pha consists of ten sub-districts ( tambon), which further into 91 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

Tha Wang Pha ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ท่าวังผา ) is the name of a small town ( thesaban tambon) in the district, which covers parts of the tambon Tha Wang Pha.

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