Amphoe Chakkarat

Infobox Amphoe
name=Chakkarat
thai=จักราช
province=Nakhon Ratchasima
coordinates=coord|15|0|48|N|102|24|48|E|type:adm2nd_region:TH
area=501.7
population=66,615
population_as_of=2000
density=132.8
postal_code=30230
geocode=3006

Chakkarat ( _th. จักราช) is a district ("Amphoe") in the eastern part of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, northeastern Thailand.

History

In 1927 Tha Chang village was upgraded to be a minor district ("King Amphoe") of Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima district. It was official upgraded to a full district in 1953, at the same time renamed from Tha Chang to Chakkarat. The district office was moved to Ban Talat Chakkarat in 1964.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Phimai and Huai Thalaeng of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Nong Hong and Nong Ki of Buriram Province, Nong Bun Mak, Chaloem Phra Kiat and Non Sung of Nakhon Ratchasima.

The main water resource is the Mun river.

Administration

The district is subdivided into 8 subdistricts ("tambon"). Chakkarat itself has township ("thesaban tambon") and covers part of the "tambon" Chakkarat.Missing numbers are "tambon" which now form Chaloem Phra Kiat district.


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