Tha Yang District

Amphoe Tha Yang ( Thai: อำเภอ ท่ายาง ) is a district ( Amphoe ) in the southern part of the province ( Changwat ) Phetchaburi. Phetchaburi is located in the south western part of central Thailand.


Neighboring districts (from north clockwise): Amphoe Mueang Phetchaburi the Ban Lat, Kaeng Krachan Phetchaburi Province, Amphoe Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Amphoe Cha -am Phetchaburi province as well as the turn of the Gulf of Thailand.


Until 1910, the western part of Tha Yang, Amphoe Kaeng Krachan is now part of a mountainous, with stock of dense forest area. The forest consisted mainly of Makha ( Afzelia xylocarpa ) Takhian ( ironwood, Hopea odorata ) and Yang - trees ( Gardschan Balm, Dipterocarpus alatus ). When, therefore, the government einrichtete this county, he was called Tha Yang ( lit. pier of Yang - trees).


Amphoe Tha Yang is divided into 12 communes ( tambon), which further into 118 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

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

  • Tha Yang ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ท่ายาง ) consists of the tambon Tha Yang and parts of Tha Khoi,
  • Nong Chok ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล หนองจอก ) consists of the whole tambon Nong Chok,
  • Tha Laeng ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ท่า แลง ) consists of the whole tambon Tha Laeng
  • Tha Mai Ruak ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ท่า ไม้ รวก ) consists of the whole tambon Tha Mai Ruak.

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

Note: The missing geocodes are among the Tambon from which Amphoe Kaeng Krachan is today.