Sawang Arom District

Sawang Arom (Thai: สว่างอารมณ์, pronounced [sā.wàːŋ ʔāː.rōm]) is a district (amphoe) in the northern part of Uthai Thani Province, northern Thailand.

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District in Uthai Thani, Thailand
Sawang Arom
สว่างอารมณ์

District location in Uthai Thani Province
Coordinates:

15°35′2″N99°51′39″E

Country Thailand
Province Uthai Thani
Seat Sawang Arom
District established 1960
Area

  Total 341.4 km2 (131.8 sq mi)
Population

 (2008)
  Total 31,092
  Density 91.1/km2 (236/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code 61150
Geocode 6103

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This area was originally called Ban Sawang Chaeng Sabai Chai. In a Thai-Burmese war of Ayutthaya era, the troops began fighting in the Lat Yao District area at night and finished at the village in the morning. To commemorate this battle the government renamed the village Sawang Arom in 1961.

The Sawang Arom minor district (king amphoe) was established in 1960 as a subordinate of Thap Than District by splitting off four sub-districts from Thap Than.[1] It was upgraded to a full district in 1963.[2]

Neighboring districts are (from the east clockwise) Thap Than, Lan Sak of Uthai Thani Province, Lat Yao and Krok Phra of Nakhon Sawan Province.

The district is divided into five sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 64 villages (mubans). Sawang Arom is a sub-district municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Sawang Arom. There are a further five tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[3]
1. Sawang Arom สว่างอารมณ์ 10 04,967
2. Nong Luang หนองหลวง 10 04,128
3. Phluang Song Nang พลวงสองนาง 08 05,360
4. Phai Khiao ไผ่เขียว 24 11,693
5. Bo Yang บ่อยาง 12 05,236

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