Sob Moei district is located on the south end of Mae Hong Son province. There is the territory next to the neighboring administrative area as following the North is next to Mae Sariang district, the East is next to Hod and Omgoi districts in Chiang Mai province, the South is next to Omgoi district in Chiang Mai province and Tha Song Yang district in Tak province, and the West is next to the Karen state of Myanmar. Sob Moei district is 192 km. far from Mae Hong Son Muang district. Most of the area is high sophisticated mountains, and it is quite a peace and calm district.
For the climate: there are 3 seasons as follow summer begins from March-May, the rainy season begins from June-October, and cold begins from November-February the all year average temperature is 24 degree ̊C. The total area is 1,412.687 square km. and the total population is 42,080 persons (2009) which consist of Native people, Shan, Karen most of the people earn their living in agriculture e.g. rice planting, soya bean, onion-garlic, other fruits and vegetables, livestock. Sob Moei district divided the administrative area into 6 sub-districts namely: Sop Moei sub-district, Mae Khatuan sub-district, Kong Koi sub-district, Mae Suat sub-district, Pa Pong sub-district, Mae Sam Laep sub-district, and there are altogether 58 villages.
Useful telephone numbers
Sob Moei Hospital: 0-5361-8080, 0-5361-8082
Sob Moei Police Station: 0-5361-8109-10