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Makhunwan Sub-District Administrative Organization   

1. General information
1.1 Location
      Makhunwan Sub-District Administrative Organization is located in Moo 5, Ban Makhunwan, Sunpatong district, Chiang Mai with only 6 kilometers away from the Sunpatong District Office and 30 kilometers from Chiang Mai.
Area and boundary
The North borders with Tambon Makhamluang
The South borders with Tambon Banklang
The East borders with Tambon Maeka and Tambon Makhamluang
The West borders with Tambon Banklang
                       
1.2 Area
      Total areas are about 9.51 square kilometers or 3,749 rai of land.           

1.3 Landscape
      Most of areas are the flatland with best conditions for cultivation practices.

1.4 Weather
      The fine weather can be discovered all year round. The cold season generally starts from the end of October – January with rainfall and cool weather, an average temperature at 10-15 degrees. The summer starts from February – May with hot and humid weather, an average temperature at 30-40 degrees. The rainy season usually starts in June – October with much rainfall and cool weather, an average temperature at 19-25 degrees.

1.5 Administrative division
      There are 5 villages in Tambon Makhunwan as follows;
                        Moo 1 – Ban Sunsaimoon
                        Moo 2 – Ban Khunkong
                        Moo 5 – Ban Makhunwan
                        Moo 6 – Ban Dongpasang
                        Moo 7 – Ban Dongpa-ngiu
            
       There are 2 villages in Tambon Ban Klang Municipality as follows;
                        Moo 3 – Ban Phrabaht
                        Moo 4 – Ban Muangpinong

1.6 Population (Data at 2006)

Moo

Name
Male
Female
Total
Number of  households
1
Ban Sunsaimoon
260
303
563
198
2
Ban Khunkong
257
251
508
174
5
Ban Makhunwan
279
385
780
279
6
Ban Dongpasang
259
374
793
259
7
Ban Dongpa-ngiu
443
492
935
286

Total
1,820
1,924
3,744
1,360
                        
2. Economic condition
2.1 Occupation
      Most villagers live their life by laboring and farming like longan orchard, paddy field and raising cattle such as pigs, chickens and cows.
           
2.2 Business units
- 2 Gas stations
- 2 Rice mills
- 32 Grocery shops
- 20 Industrial factories
- 13 Cattle units
- 2 Beauty salons
- 4 Garages
- 3 Cargoes
- 6 Pickled-vegetable units      
3. Social condition
3.1 Education
     The education is managed with different levels.
- 2 Primary schools like Ban Muangpinong and Wat Dongpa-ngiu schools
- 2 Child Development Centers like Wat Dongpa-ngiu and Ban Muangpinong centers
- 5 Newspaper Serviced Centers in each village
3.2 Institutions and religious organizations
- 6 Temples
            Moo 1 – Wat Sunsaimoon
            Moo 2 – Wat Thoongtoom
            Moo 3 – Wat Sompoi
            Moo 4 – Wat Makhunwan
            Moo 5 – Wat Dongpa-ngiu
            Moo 6 – Wat Dongpasang
            
3.3 Cultures and traditions
      The annual cultures and traditions can be classified as follows;
       1. The annual pagoda bathing, Moo 1: Ban Sansaimoon, Moo 2: Ban Khunkong,
Moo 5: Ban Makhunwan, Moo 6: Ban Dongpasang, Moo 7: Ban Dongpa-ngiu
       2. The Loy Krathong Festival together with contests like small krathong vessels 
and grand krathong vessels and child beauty contests is held during the 12th full moon
each year. This festival is organized in every village in this area.
      3. The Songkarn Festival and a tradition to pay respect to the seniors on every
13-17 April each year.
      4. The Annual Offering and Candle Procession

3.4 Public Health Care
- 1 Health station located in Moo 5, Tambon Makhunwan (3 medical staffs)

3.5 Life and property safety
- 1 Disaster Prevention Unit

4. Fundamental services
4.1 Transportation
      Transportation in this area is convenient and accessible. Most of the roads are
paved with concrete. Only the roads to rice fields and branch roads are still non-asphalt.

4.2 Telecommunication
- 7 Public telephone booths
     2 booths each for Moo 1 and Moo 6
     1 booth each for Moo 2, Moo 5 and Moo 7

4.3 Electricity
- Residents in this area are fully serviced with electricity from the Regional Electricity Center, which is responsible for maintenance and repair. Only the rice fields and orchards lack the electricity.

4.4 Natural water resources
- 1 Swamp in Nongpachu, Moo 1, Ban Sansaimoon

4.5 Man-built water resources
1. 221 Shallow wells
    These wells are best for consumption with enough and clean water all year round.
Alternatively, residents can be dependent on the village’s running water system.
2. 632 Deep wells
     These wells is for consumption all year round.
-    120 wells in Moo 1, Ban Sansaimoon
-    4 wells in Moo 2, Ban Khunkong
-    130 wells in Moo 5, Ban Makhunwan
-    258 wells in Moo 6, Ban Dongpasang
-    120 wells in Moo 7, Ban Dongpa-ngiu
3. 5 Village running water systems
     The system is for consumption and agriculture in the responsible area.
4. Other information
     The irrigation canals are found in Moo 1, Moo 2, Moo 6 and Moo 7, totally 558
households.
     4.1 Natural resources
        - Soil resource is abundant and best for farming.
     4.2 Grouping units
        - Scout
        - National Defensive Unit
        - National Security Support Unit
        - National Power Volunteer
        - Public Health Volunteer


Address :  Makhunwan Sub-District Administrative Organization
9 Moo 5, T.Makhunwan, Sanpatong
Chiangmai 50120 Thailand
Phone :  66-53-837308
Fax :  66-53-837308
E-mail :  mkw@makhunwan.org
Website :  http://www.makhunwan.org


 
 
 
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