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Yaha District

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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
 • Total500.0 km2 (193.1 sq mi)
 • Total60,091
 • Density103.1/km2 (267/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code95120

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.


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


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.


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.


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

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