Wiang Sa District, Nan

Amphoe Wiang Sa ( Thai: อำเภอ เวียง สา ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the province of Nan. The Nan province is located in the northern region of Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise): Na Noi in the province of Nan, Amphoe Rong Kwang and the song in the Phrae Province and Amphoe Ban Luang, Muang Nan, Phu Phiang and Mae Charim turn in Nan. To the east the province Sayaburi of Laos is located.


In 1908, the sub-district ( King Amphoe ) Mueang Sa was established initially consisting of the seven Tambon Mueang Sa, Ai Na Lai, Ban San, Ban Khueng, Pong Sanuk, Nam Khao and Lai Na, which were separated from Mueang Nan. In 1909, Mueang Sa has been promoted to Amphoe. In 1917, he was renamed Phun Yuen ( บุญ ยืน ), as there was the administration building in this Tambon. 1939 got the circle turn back its historical name, but without the word Mueang, which was reserved for the counties of the provincial capitals. On January 23, 1986, the district was renamed again to its current name Wiang Sa


  • National Parks: Si Nan National Park ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ ศรี น่าน ) - lies partly in the counties of Na Noi and Na Muen. The 1024 km ² large park consists of high mountains up to 1234 meters.


Amphoe Wiang Sa is divided into 17 subdistricts ( tambon), which continues in 126 village communities ( Muban ) are divided.

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

  • Wiang Sa ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล เวียง สา ) consists of parts of the Tambon Klang Wiang,
  • Klang Wiang ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล กลาง เวียง ) consists of other parts of the tambon Wiang sound and the whole Tambon Pong Sanuk,
  • Khueng ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ขึ่ ง ) consists of the whole tambon Khueng.

There are also 13 " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations) in the district.