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Pak Kret District

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Pak Kret (Thai: ปากเกร็ด; IPA: [pːk krt]) is a district (amphoe) in the northeastern part of Nonthaburi province, central Thailand. Leaning chedi on Ko Kret The district is located in the northeast of the province. It borde

Pak Kret (Thai: ปากเกร็ด; IPA: [pàːk krèt]) is a district (amphoe) in the northeastern part of Nonthaburi province, central Thailand.
 


Leaning chedi on Ko Kret
The district is located in the northeast of the province. It borders (from north clockwise) the districts Lat Lum Kaeo and Mueang Pathum Thani of Pathum Thani Province, Don Mueang and Lak Si of Bangkok, and Mueang Nonthaburi and Bang Bua Thong of Nonthaburi.
 
The district is crossed by the Chao Phraya River. A large oxbow of the river has been shortened by a canal, Khlong Lat Kret, dug in 1722 in the Ayuthaya Era, to form the island of Ko Kret.
 
 Attractions and travel
 

 


Thai dance at the Wat Pailom
 Ko Kret
 
Main article: Ko Kret
 
 Mueang Thong Thani
 
Mueang Thong Thani is a satellite city with high-rise condominiums developed by Bangkok Land in 1989, the company built Mueang Thong Thani Stadium in 1998 for the 13th Asian Games. The stadium was later renamed IMPACT Exhibition Center. It includes a 12,000 entertainment and sports arena, which is the primary large-scale concert venue for Bangkok, as well as a convention center for trade shows.
 


Province Nonthaburi
Seat Pak Kret
Tambon 12
Muban 51 (administrative)
Amphoe established 1884
Area
• Total 89.0 km2 (34.4 sq mi)
Population (2004)
• Total 201,399
• Density 2,296.6/km2 (5,948.2/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 11120
Geocode 1206


 Education
 
A partial list of primary and secondary schools in Pak Kret:
 1.Pakkred Secondary School[1]
 2.Nawamintarachinuthid Horwang Nonthaburi School (also called Horwangnon)[2]
 3.Suan Kularb Wittayalai Nonthaburi School (also called Suannon)
 4.Triamudom Suksa Nomklao Nonthaburi School(also called Triam Nom Non )
 5.Wat Poramai Yigawat School
 6.Wat Salakun School
 7.Pichaya Suksa School
 8.International School Bangkok
 9.Rose Marie Academy
 10.Saint Francis Xavier School

 

 

School's activity to help students learning
 

 Transportation
 
There are 10 main roads in Pak Kret,
 1.Kanchanaphisek Road
 2.Chaeng Watthana Road
 3.Tiwanon Road
 4.Nonthaburi-Pathum Thani Road
 5.Bang Bua Thong-Pathum Thani Road
 6.Liang Mueang Pak Kret Road (Pak Kret Bypass)
 7.Si Saman Road
 8.Chaiyaphruek Road
 9.Ratchaphruek Road
 10.Soi Pak Kret-Chaeng Watthana 16 (Phummiwet Road).



Administration

The district is subdivided into 12 subdistricts (tambon). These are further subdivided into 85 villages (muban).

No. Name Thai name    
1. Pak Kret ปากเกร็ด     7. Tha It ท่าอิฐ  
2. Bang Talat บางตลาด     8. Ko Kret เกาะเกร็ด  
3. Ban Mai บ้านใหม่     9. Om Kret อ้อมเกร็ด  
4. Bang Phut บางพูด     10. Khlong Khoi คลองข่อย  
5. Bang Tanai บางตะไนย์     11. Bang Phlap บางพลับ  
6. Khlong Phra Udom คลองพระอุดม     12. Khlong Kluea คลองเกลือ
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