Amphoe Mueang Suphanburi
Mueang Suphanburi is the capital district (Amphoe Mueang) of Suphanburi Province
Suphanburi Province
Suphan Buri is one of the central provinces of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are Uthai Thani, Chai Nat, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Nakhon Pathom and Kanchanaburi.- Etymology :...

, central Thailand
Thailand , officially the Kingdom of Thailand , formerly known as Siam , is a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula and Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the...



Suphan Buri is an old city. In the era of Ankorian king Jayavarman VII, inscription called Prasat Phra Khan (จารึกปราสาทพระขรรค์) was made and which mentions the name of Suvarnapura. Later Suphan Buri become important city of Ayutthaya kingdom
Ayutthaya kingdom
Ayutthaya was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1350 to 1767. Ayutthaya was friendly towards foreign traders, including the Chinese, Vietnamese , Indians, Japanese and Persians, and later the Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch and French, permitting them to set up villages outside the walls of the...

. According to Chinese Annals called "Da Ming Shi Lu" (『大明実録』), Nakharinthathirat (Intharatcha or Nakhon In), before ascending the throne of Ayutthaya, was a ruler of Suphan Buri and tribute to Chinese Emperor as a King of Supan Buri (Su Men Bang Wang or 蘇門邦王). Later in 16th century, Suphanburi become battle field of King Naresuan
Somdet Phra Naresuan Maharat or Somdet Phra Sanphet II was the King of the Ayutthaya kingdom from 1590 until his death in 1605. Naresuan was one of Siam's most revered monarchs as he was known for his campaigns to free Siam from Burmese rule...

 and Burmese crown prince.

This area was the center of Mueang
Mueang were historical semi-independent city-states or principalities in present-day Thailand, Laos, parts of northern Vietnam and the Shan State of Myanmar. Smaller Mueang were subordinate to more powerful neighboring Mueang, which in turn were subordinate to the central king, as described in...

Suphanburi, called San Khwaeng Suphanburi (ศาลแขวงสุพรรณบุรี). When the government created a district, it was called Wihan Daeng. Later the district name was changed to be Tha Phi Liang. In 1939 the district name was changed to be Mueang Suphanburi to correspong with the province name.


Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Bang Pla Ma
Amphoe Bang Pla Ma
Bang Pla Ma is a district in the southern part of Suphanburi Province, central Thailand.-History:The district was established in 1897 by the governor Phra Samut Khana Nurak ....

, U Thong
Amphoe U Thong
U Thong is the district in the western part of Suphanburi Province, central Thailand.-History:U Thong is an ancient city. Archaeologists found many pre-historic instruments and human skeletons in many parts of the district. It was one of the center cities of Dvaravati culture...

, Don Chedi
Amphoe Don Chedi
-Geography:Neighboring districts are Nong Ya Sai, Sam Chuk, Si Prachan, Mueang Suphanburi and U Thong, and in Kanchanaburi Province the district Lao Khwan.-History:...

, Si Prachan
Amphoe Si Prachan
Si Prachan is a district in the eastern part of Suphanburi Province, central Thailand.-History:The government separated some part of Tha Phi Liang district and Nang Buat district to create the Si Prachan district in 1901.-Geography:Neighboring districts are Mueang Suphanburi, Don Chedi and Sam...

 of Suphanburi province, Wiset Chai Chan
Amphoe Wiset Chai Chan
Wiset Chai Chan is a district in the southwestern part of Ang Thong Province, central Thailand.-History:When King Naresuan the Great defeated the Burmese troops at Don Chedi, he led his troops pass by Tambon Phai Cham Sin. He saw the strategic use of the area with the Noi River as a natural...

 of Ang Thong province
Ang Thong Province
Ang Thong is one of the central provinces of Thailand. The name means "golden bowl" which refer to Angthong as a central for prosperity as it has a lot of rice fields....

 and Phak Hai
Amphoe Phak Hai
Phak Hai is a district in the northwestern part of Ayutthaya Province, central Thailand.-History:Historically, the district was named Khwaeng Sena Yai, which became converted to an Amphoe at the end of the 19th century...

 of Ayutthaya Province
Ayutthaya Province
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya is one of the central provinces of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are Ang Thong, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom and Suphan Buri....


The main water resource of the district is the Tha Chin river or Suphan river.


The district is subdivided into 20 subdistricts (tambon
Tambon is a local government unit in Thailand. Below district and province , they form the third administrative subdivision level. As of the 2009 there are 7255 tambon, not including the 169 khwaeng of Bangkok, which are set at the same administrative level, thus every district contains 8-10 tambon...

), which are further subdivided into 123 villages (muban
Muban is the lowest administrative subdivision of Thailand. Usually translated as village, they are the subdivision of tambon. As of 2008, there are 74944 administrative villages in Thailand. As of the 1990 census, the average village consisted of 144 households or 746 persons.A muban does not...

). Suphanburi
Suphan Buri is a town in central Thailand, capital of the Suphan Buri Province. It covers the whole tambon Tha Philiang and parts of the tambon Rua Yai and Tha Rahat, all within the Mueang Suphan Buri district...

 itself is a town (thesaban mueang) which covers the tambon Tha Philiang completely and parts of Rua Yai and Tha Rahat. There are further three townships (thesaban tambon) - Tha Sedet covers the complete tambon Sa Kaeo, Suan Taeng covers parts of the tambon Suan Taeng and Sala Khao, and Pho Phraya covers parts of the tambon Pho Phraya. There are further 18 Tambon administrative organizations.
1. Tha Phi Liang ท่าพี่เลี้ยง
2. Rua Yai รั้วใหญ่
3. Thap Ti Lek ทับตีเหล็ก
4. Tha Rahat ท่าระหัด
5. Phai Khwang ไผ่ขวาง
6. Khok Kho Thao โคกโคเฒ่า
7. Don Tan ดอนตาล
8. Don Masang ดอนมะสังข์
9. Phihan Daeng พิหารแดง
10. Don Kamyan ดอนกำยาน
11. Don Pho Thong ดอนโพธิ์ทอง
12. Ban Pho บ้านโพธิ์
13. Sa Kaeo สระแก้ว
14. Taling Chan ตลิ่งชัน
15. Bang Kung บางกุ้ง
16. Sala Khao ศาลาขาว
17. Suan Taeng สวนแตง
18. Sanam Chai สนามชัย
19. Pho Phraya โพธิ์พระยา
20. Sanam Khli สนามคลี
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