Amphoe Tha Luang

Infobox Amphoe
thai=ท่าหลวง
name=Tha Luang
province=Lopburi
coordinates=coord|15|4|6|N|101|6|25|E|type:adm2nd_region:TH
capital=Tha Luang
area=538.9
population=27,996
population_as_of=2005
density=52.0
postal_code=15130
geocode=1607

Tha Luang ( _th. ท่าหลวง) is a district ("Amphoe") in eastern part of Lopburi Province, central Thailand.

History

The minor district ("King Amphoe") was created on November 15 1978, when the four "tambon" Tha Luang, Sab Champha, Nong Phak Waen and Kaeng Phak Kut were split off from Chai Badan. [cite journal|journal=Royal Gazette|volume=95|issue=132 ง|pages=4235|title=ประกาศกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง แบ่งท้องที่อำเภอชัยบาดาล จังหวัดลพบุรี ตั้งเป็นกิ่งอำเภอท่าหลวง|url=http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2521/D/132/4235.PDF|date=November 28 1978|language=Thai] On May 26th, 1989 it was upgraded to full Amphoe status. [cite journal|journal=Royal Gazette|volume=106|issue=83 ก special |pages=249–251|title=พระราชกฤษฎีกาตั้งอำเภอแวงใหญ่ อำเภอหนองบุนนาก อำเภอโพนทราย อำเภอท่าหลวง และอำเภอศรีรัตนะ พ.ศ. ๒๕๓๒|url=http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2532/A/083/249.PDF|date=May 25 1989|language=Thai]

Geography

The Pasak Jolasit reservoir is the main water resource of the district, used for fishery and as well as for irrigation.

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Chai Badan and Lam Sonthi of Lopburi, Muak Lek of Saraburi Province, and Phatthana Nikhom of Lopburi.

Administration

The district is subdivided into 6 subdistricts ("tambon"), which are further subdivided into 43 villages ("muban"). Ban Tha Luang has township ("thesaban tambon") status and covers parts of "tambon" Tha Luang. There are 6 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

References

External links

* [http://amphoe.com/menu.php?mid=1&am=543&pv=50 amphoe.com]


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