Thung Chang District

Amphoe Thung Chang ( Thai: อำเภอ ทุ่งช้าง ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the north of the province of Nan. The Nan Province is located in the northeast of the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are ( from east clockwise): Amphoe Chaloem Phra Kiat which, Pua, Chiang Klang and Song Khwae Nan Province. In the north, the district borders the province of Sainyabuli of Laos.


The story of Thung Chang goes back to Kwaeng Khun Nan ( ขุน น่าน ), which was converted in 1914 in Amphoe Lae ( และ ). In 1961 it was renamed in Thung Chang, since the administration was moved to Tambon Thung Chang.


Amphoe Thung Chang consists of four sub-districts ( tambon), which further into 44 villages ( Muban ) are divided.

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

  • Thung Chang ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ทุ่งช้าง ) consists of parts of Tambon Thung Chang and Lae,
  • Ngop ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ง อบ ) consists of the whole tambon Ngop.

There are also three " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.