Mueang Samut Prakan or colloquially as Paknam Samut Prakan is the capital district (amphoe mueang) of Samut Prakan Province, central Thailand. The district has the highest population of all districts of Thailand. The district is divided into 13 sub-districts (tambon). The city (thesaban nakhon) Samut Prakan covers the whole tambon Pak Nam. There are five sub-district municipalities (thesaban tambon): Dan Sam Rong covers parts of tambon Samrong Nuea, Samrong Nuea covers further parts of tambon Samron Nuea and parts of Bang Mueang Mai and Thepharak. Bang Mueang covers parts of tambon Bang Mueang, Bang Mueang Mai and Thepharak. Bang Pu covers the whole tambon Bang Pu, Bang Pu Mai, Thai Ban and Thai Ban Mai; Phraek Sa covers parts of tambon Phraek Sa and Phraek Sa Mai. There are a further six tambon administrative organizations (TAOs) responsible for the non-municipal areas.