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Yaha District

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Yaha

ยะหา
Yaha District Office
District location in Yala Province
Coordinates: 6°28′42″N 101°8′6″E / 6.47833°N 101.13500°E / 6.47833; 101.13500Coordinates: 6°28′42″N 101°8′6″E / 6.47833°N 101.13500°E / 6.47833; 101.13500
CountryThailand
ProvinceYala
Subdistricts7
Mubans49
Area
 • Total500.0 km2 (193.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total60,091
 • Density103.1/km2 (267/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code95120
Geocode9505

Yaha (Thai: ยะหา, pronounced [já(ʔ).hǎː]; Pattani Malay: ยาฮา, pronounced [jāː.hāː]) is a district (amphoe) in the western part of Yala Province, southern Thailand.

History

Yaha was separated from Mueang Yala to create the district in 1907.

Geography

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise): Kabang of Yala Province; Saba Yoi of Songkhla Province; Mueang Yala, Krong Pinang, and Bannang Sata of Yala Province; and Kedah state of Malaysia.

Administration

Central administration

Yaha is divided into seven sub-districts (tambons), which are further subdivided into 49 administrative villages (mubans).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[1]
01. Yaha ยะหา 09 14,837
02. La-ae ละแอ 06 04,412
03. Patae ปะแต 09 12,898
04. Baro บาโร๊ะ 08 09,756
06. Tachi ตาชี 05 02,080
07. Ba-ngoi Sinae บาโงยซิแน 06 07,823
08. Katong กาตอง 06 08,285

Numbers 5 and 9 belong to the tambons which now form Kabang District.

Local administration

There are two sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambons) in the district:

  • Yaha (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลยะหา) consisting of parts of sub-district Yaha.
  • Patae (Thai: เทศบาลตำบลปะแต) consisting of sub-district Patae.

There are six sub-district administrative organizations (SAO) in the district:

  • Yaha (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลยะหา) consisting of parts of sub-district Yaha.
  • La-ae (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลละแอ) consisting of sub-district La-ae.
  • Baro (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลบาโร๊ะ) consisting of sub-district Baro.
  • Tachi (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลตาชี) consisting of sub-district Tachi.
  • Ba-ngoi Sinae (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลบาโงยซิแน) consisting of sub-district Ba-ngoi Sinae.
  • Katong (Thai: องค์การบริหารส่วนตำบลกาตอง) consisting of sub-district Katong.

References

  1. ^ "Population statistics 2014" (in Thai). Department of Provincial Administration. Retrieved 2015-06-22.


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