Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Amphoe Kaset Wisai

Kaset Wisai

Province:Roi Et
District office:Kaset Wisai

15°39′22″N 103°34′48″E / 15.65611°N 103.58°E / 15.65611; 103.58
Area:580.1 km²
Inhabitants:99,024 (2005)
Pop. density:170.7 inh./km²
Postal code:45150
Map of Roi Et, Thailand highlighting Kaset Wisai

Kaset Wisai (Thai: เกษตรวิสัย) is a district (amphoe) in the southwestern part of Roi Et Province, Thailand.


[edit] Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Chaturaphak Phiman, Mueang Suang, Suwannaphum of Roi Et Province, Phayakkhaphum Phisai of Maha Sarakham Province, Pathum Rat of Roi Et Province again and Wapi Pathum of Maha Sarakham Province.

[edit] History

Originally named Nong Waeng, it was renamed to Kaset Wisai in 1939.[1]

[edit] Administration

The district is subdivided into 13 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 175 villages (muban). There are two townships (thesaban tambon) - Kaset Wisai and Ku Ka Sing each covers parts of the same-named tambon. There are further 13 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No.NameThai nameVillagesInh.
1.Kaset Wisaiเกษตรวิสัย1816,420
2.Mueang Buaเมืองบัว138,632
3.Lao Luangเหล่าหลวง157,541
4.Sing Khokสิงห์โคก137,289
5.Dong Khrang Yaiดงครั่งใหญ่135,957
6.Ban Fangบ้านฝาง176,182
7.Nong Waengหนองแวง158,186
9.Ku Ka Singกู่กาสิงห์139,259
10.Nam Omน้ำอ้อม95,016
11.Non Sawangโนนสว่าง145,385
12.Thung Thongทุ่งทอง95,491
13.Dong Khrang Noiดงครั่งน้อย147,219

[edit] References

  1. ^ "พระราชกฤษฎีกาเปลี่ยนนามอำเภอ กิ่งอำเภอ และตำบลบางแห่ง พุทธศักราช ๒๔๘๒" (in Thai). Royal Gazette 56 (0 ก): 354–364. April 17 1939. http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2482/A/354.PDF. 

[edit] External links

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