Yangkham Sub-district Administrative Organization

Historical Background
According to the legend, villagers settled down around this area considered as a thick forest with swamps and abundant crops. The area was formerly occupied by animals and elephants. Accordingly, villagers called this area as “Thoong Changkham” (the field where a herd of elephants went across). The name is slightly distorted by the passing time into “Yangkham” since then.

The Yangkham Administrative Organization was leveled dated on February 23, 1997 with total areas of 78 square kilometers (48,750 rai). It is located in the northern part of Doi Lor minor district about 17 kilometers along the main route no. 108 (Chiang Mai – Hod).

1. Geography
Tambon Yangkham is an area in the north of Doi Lor minor district about 17 kilometers along the main route no.108 (Chiang Mai-Hod) and 43 kilometers farther way from Chiang Mai City.
The North borders with Tambon Thoong Pi, Maewang district.
The South borders with Tambon Santisuk, Doi Lor minor district.
The East borders with Tambon Thoong Ruang Thong, Maewang district.
The West borders with Tambon Santisuk, Doi Lor minor district.
           
Topography
The general geography is considered the plains and the rest is a damaged
forest. The high mountains in the west decline from the north towards the south. The responsible areas are 78 kilometers or 48,750 rai divided into the forest (36,333 rai), farming area (10,969 rai), and living area (1,448 rai).
 
Climate
            The temperature and rainfall are dependent on the conditions since the area is situated in front of Intanon Mountain.
            The cold season starts from October-January (average temperature 15 degrees).
            The hot season starts from February-May (average temperature 38 degrees).
            The rainy season starts from June-September (average temperature 30 degrees).

2. Administrative scheme
            Tambon Yangkham is divided into 11 villages as follows.

Moo 1

Ban Huaynamkhao
approximately 40,067 rai of land
Moo 2
Ban Mai Pattana
approximately 713 rai of land
Moo 3
Ban Yangkham
approximately 1,167 rai of land
Moo 4  
Ban Huayrakmai
approximately 1,280 rai of land
Moo 5
Ban Donchai
approximately 1,113 rai of land
Moo 6
Ban Sridanmuang
approximately 1,676 rai of land
Moo 7
Ban Mae-ao
approximately 679 rai of land
Moo 8
Ban Maidonchai
approximately 660 rai of land
Moo 9
Ban Huayrakmaibon
approximately 668 rai of land
Moo 10
Ban Phanang
approximately 286 rai of land
Moo 11
Ban Nongmuang
approximately 456 rai of land

3. Population
            Tambon Yangkham has totally 5,183 people; 2,604 males and 2,579 females and 1,737 households as follows.

Moo

Village Name
Number of Populations
Households
Male
Female
Total
1
Ban Huaynamkhao
440
388
828
296
2
Ban Mai Pattana
214
229
443
144
3
Ban Yangkham
320
354
674
212
4
Ban Huayrakmai
267
298
565
191
5
Ban Donchai
278
278
556
188
6
Ban Sridanmuang
248
234
482
182
7
Ban Mae-ao
191
179
370
128
8
Ban Maidonchai
237
246
483
173
9
Ban Huayrakmaibon
222
188
410
116
10
Ban Phanang
67
76
143
40
11
Ban Nongmuang
120
109
229
67

 Populations are divided according to ages as follows. (Data at February, 2006)

Age ranges

Male
Female
Total
Less than 1 year
3
1
4
1  year  -  2  years
33
31
64
3  years  -  5  years
50
46
96
6  years  -  11  years
159
137
296
12  years  -  14 years
112
93
205
15  years  -  17  years
119
109
228
18  years  -  49  years
1,292
1,338
2,630
50  years  -  60  years
407
413
820
More than  60  years
427
407
834
Total
2,602
2,575
5,177

4. Economy
            4.1 Occupation
            The main occupations are ranked respectively.
-           Agriculture
-           Laboring
-           Selling consumer goods
-           Livestock
-           Government officials

4.2 Agriculture
The major crops of Tambon are described below.

1. Longan orchard

   4,441 rai
average production
2,300-2,500 kilograms/rai
2. Rice (off season)
1,572 rai
average production
1,500 kilograms/rai
3. Chili
827 rai
average production
1,500 kilograms/rai
4. Tomato
220 rai
average production
2,500 kilograms/rai

                                   
4.3 Livestock
            The farmers living in this area raise their livestock such as cow, chicken, pig and duck for household food and extra income.
-           597 cows    
-           134 milk cows
-           1,857 pigs
-           20,267 chickens
-           232 ducks

4.4 Economic section
- 52 shops
- 2 gas stations
- 1 industrial factory
- 4 rice mills
- 4 beauty salons
- 1 warehouse
- 1 chicken farm
- 7 cow farms

5. Social condition
            5.1 Education
            1. Primary level
            - Ban Huaynamkhao School with approximately 90 students
            - Wat Nonglau School with approximately 107 students
            - Wat Sridonchai School with approximately 76 students
            2. Child Development Center
            - Child Development Center of Ban Hauynamkhao
            - Thechakamonsuk Child Development Center
            - Child Development Center of Ban Huayrakmai
            3. Community Learning Center
            - Community Learning Center of Tambon Yangkham
            4. Newspaper Service Center

- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Huaynamkhao

Moo 1
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Mai Pattana
Moo 2
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Yangkham
Moo 3
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Huayrakmai
Moo 4
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Donchai
Moo 5
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Sridanmuang
Moo 6
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Mae-ao
Moo 7
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Maidonchai
Moo 8
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Huayrakmaibon
Moo 9
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Phanang
Moo 10
- Newspaper Service Center of Ban Nongmuang
Moo 11

 5.2 Religion institutions
          Temples/ Buddhist monasteries  

1. Wat Tham

Ban Haynamkhao
Moo 1
2. Wat Mai Pattana
Ban Mai Pattana
Moo 2
3. Wat Nonglua 
Ban Huayrakmai
Moo 4
4. Wat Sridonchai
Ban Donchai
Moo 5
5. Wat Sridanmuang
Ban Sridanmuang
Moo 6
6. Mon Pu-in Buddhist Monastery
Ban Sridanmuang
Moo 6
7. Wat Kulaimue
Ban Phanang
Moo 10
8. Wat Maiyangkham
Ban Yangkham
Moo 3
9. Chetawan Buddhist Monastery
Ban Maidonchai
Moo 8
10. Thoongburi Bhuddist Monastery

5.3 Public health
            - 1 hospital
            - 1 health center
            - 1 health care clinic
            - 1 drug store
            - sanitary toilets

5.4 Life and property safety
            - 1 police box
            - 1 water-supply truck


Address :  Hack by MNH

MYanmar
Phone :  66-53-367121
Fax :  66-53-367121
E-mail :  info@yangkham.go.th
Website :  http://www.yangkham.go.th


 
 
 
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