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Benchalak District

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Country  Thailand
Seat  Siao
Postal code  33110
Area  331.3 km²
Province  Sisaket
Time zone  THA (UTC+7)
Geocode  3319
Population  35,807 (2005)
Benchalak District

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Benchalak (Thai: เบญจลักษ์) is a district (Amphoe) of Sisaket Province, northeastern Thailand.


Map of Benchalak District, Sisaket, Thailand


The minor district (King Amphoe) was created on May 31, 1993, when five tambon were split off from Kantharalak district. It was upgraded to a full district on December 5, 1996.


Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Kantharalak, Si Rattana, Nam Kliang and Non Khun of Sisaket Province, Det Udom and Thung Si Udom of Ubon Ratchathani Province.


The district is subdivided into 5 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 64 villages (muban). There are no municipal (thesaban) areas, and 5 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO).


Benchalak District Wikipedia