Chom Thong, Mueang Phitsanulok

Chom Thong
จอมทอง
(English: Gold Apex)
—  Tambon  —
Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok
Province Phitsanulok
Country Thailand
Area
 - Total 35.8 km2 (13.8 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Total 3,660
Time zone Thailand (UTC+7)
Postal code 65000
Geocode 650112
Chief watercourse Nan River
Website ThaiTambon.com

Chom Thong (Thai: จอมทอง) is a subdistrict in the Mueang Phitsanulok District of Phitsanulok Province, Thailand.

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Geography

The topography of Chom Thong is completely flat fertile lowlands.[1] The subdistrict is bordered to the north by Mathum of Amphoe Phrom Phiram, to the east by Makham Sung, to the south by Phlai Chumphon and to the west by Ban Krang.[1] Chom Thong lies within the Nan Basin, which is part of the Chao Phraya Watershed. The Khwae Noi River joins the Nan River in this subdistrict.[1]

History

Chom Thong takes its name from the village of Ban Chom Thong, which was formerly known as Ban Kra'om Thong (Thai: บ้านกระออมทอง).[1] There were three historic chedi excavated in the village of Ban Chom Thong (the portion of which now lies in Mathum in Amphoe Phrom Phiram.)[1]

Administration

The following is a list of the subdistrict's muban, which roughly correspond to the villages:[2]

No. English Thai
1 - 2 Ban Saeng Dao บ้านแสงดาว
3 Ban Waeng Dao บ้านแวงดาว
4 Ban Pak Thok บ้านปากโทก
5 - 7 Ban Chom Thong บ้านจอมทอง
8 Ban Tha Pho บ้านท่าโพธิ์
9 Ban Pho Thi Thong บ้านโพธิ์ทอง

Economy

The economy of the subdistrict is based on the following:[1]

  • Agriculture
  • Raise animals
  • Paid labor
  • Commerce

Temples

Government Institutions

There are 2 public health centers within the subdistrict.[1]

Attractions

  • Luang Purit Museum[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h ThaiTambon.com
  2. ^ Pitlocal.org (in Thai)



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