Amphoe Warin Chamrap

Infobox Amphoe
name=Warin Chamrap
thai=วารินชำราบ
province=Ubon Ratchathani
coordinates=coord|15|12|9|N|104|52|3|E|type:adm2nd_region:TH
capital=Warin Chamrap
area=691.0
population=156,355
population_as_of=2005
density=226.3
postal_code=34190
geocode=3415

Warin Chamrap ( _th. วารินชำราบ) is a district ("Amphoe") in the western part of Ubon Ratchathani Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mueang Ubon Ratchathani, Sawang Wirawong, Na Yia, Det Udom, Samrong of Ubon Ratchathani Province and Kanthararom of Sisaket Province.

The important water resource is the Mun River.

History

In 1913 the district was renamed from Thaksin Ubon (ทักษิณอุบล) to Warin Chamrap. [cite journal|journal=Royal Gazette|volume=30|issue=0 ง|pages=1536–1537|title=แจ้งความกระทรวงมหาดไทย เรื่อง เปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ|url=http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2456/D/1536.PDF|date=October 12 1913|language=Thai]

Education

Ubon Ratchathani University is located in Warin Chamrap district.

Administration

The district is subdivided into 16 subdistricts ("tambon"), which are further subdivided into 185 villages ("muban"). The town ("thesaban mueang") Warin Chamrap covers the whole "tambon" Warin Chamrap. There are two more townships ("thesaban tambon") - Saen Suk covers the whole "tambon" Saen Suk, and Huai Kha Yung covers parts of "tambon" Huai Kha Yung. There are further 15 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).Missing numbers are "tambon" which now form the districts Samrong and Sawang Wirawong.

References

External links

* [http://amphoe.com/menu.php?mid=1&am=820&pv=75 amphoe.com]


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