Suan Luang (สวนหลวง)

Area 23.678 km2 (9.142 sq mi)

Population 121,740

 

History

Suan Luang was a sub-district of Phra Khanong district. When Phra Khanong district was split into smaller districts on 9 November 1989, Suan Luang became part of the new Prawet district. On 14 January 1994 (based on announcement 8 October 1993), Suan Luang was elevated to a district, merging the area once belonged to Suan Luang sub-district with additional land from Prawet and Khlong Toei. The combined area is still called Suan Luang sub-district, and it is the only sub-district within Suan Luang district.

 

Places

  • Wat Maha But is well known for its Mae Nak Numerous works of fiction and films including Nang Nakwere influenced by Mae Nak.