Bang Len District - History

History

The district was created in 1896 under the name Bang Phai Nat (บางไผ่นารถ). The district office was located in Ban Bang Phai Nat, Tambon Bang Sai Pa, on the east bank of the Tha Chin river. Later the government moved the central district to Tambon Bang Pla on the west bank of the Tha Chin. At the same time the district name was changed accordingly to Bang Pla. In 1939 the district was again renamed and received its current name Bang Len. The district office was moved to the Phon Damri road, Tambon Bang Len in 1978.

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