Kampong Chhnang Province

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Kampong Chhnang
ខេត្តកំពង់ឆ្នាំង
Province
Cardamom sunset in Kampong Chhnang Province
Map o Cambodie heichlictin Kampong Chhnang
Coordinates: 12°0′N 104°30′E / 12.000°N 104.500°E / 12.000; 104.500
Kintra Banner o Cambodie Cambodie
Caipital Kampong Chhnang
Government
 • Govrenor H.E. Touch Marim (CPP)
Area
 • Total 5,521 km2 (2,132 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 15t
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 471,616
 • Rank Ranked 13t
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+07
Dialin code +855
ISO 3166 code KH-4
Destricts 8

Kampong Chhnang (Khmer: ខេត្តកំពង់ឆ្នាំង, IPA: [kɑmpɔːŋ cʰnaːŋ] "Port o Pottery") is a province (khaet) o Cambodie. It borders the provinces o Kampong Thom tae the north, Kampong Cham tae the east, Kandal an Kampong Speu tae the sooth, an Pursat tae the west. Its caipital an lairgest ceety is Kampong Chhnang.

Kampong Chhnang is the 15t lairgest province in Cambodia. Wi a population o 471,616, it ranks as the 13t lairgest in the naition. Kampong Chhnang is ane o the nine provinces that is pairt o the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve.[2] The province is famous for its clay pots.

Etymologie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kampong Chhnang means "Port o Pottery" in Khmer. "Kampong" means port, harbor, or bay. "Chhnang" means pot or pottery. This province heas a rich cultural history.

Resident Bades' Stupa in Rolear Bier destrict.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kampong Chhnang is locatit at the hertland o Cambodie. Maist pairts o the province contain fertile soil reservoirs wi abundant fish an rice paddies. Thare are isolatit hills an aw, such as Phnom Kong Rei near the Tonle Sap River. In the soothwastren pairt o the province the landscape consists o hills an forests. The Krâvanh Muntains lee alang the provincial border wi Kampong Speu.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kampong Chhnang is subdividit intae a ceety an 7 destricts.

  • 0401 Baribour - ស្រុកបរិបូណ៌
  • 0402 Chol Kiri - ស្រុកជលគីរី
  • 0403 Kampong Chhnang - ក្រុងកំពង់ឆ្នាំង
  • 0404 Kampong Leng - ស្រុកកំពង់លែង
  • 0405 Kampong Tralach - ស្រុកកំពង់ត្រឡាច
  • 0406 Rolea Bier - ស្រុករលាប្អៀរ
  • 0407 Samaki Meanchey - ស្រុកសាមគ្គីមានជ័យ
  • 0408 Tuek Phos - ស្រុកទឹកផុស

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Tramung Chrum a sma Cham veelage supportit bi the Harpswell Foondation

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "General Population Census of Cambodia 2008 - Provisional population totals" (PDF). National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning. 3 September 2008. 
  2. http://www.tsbr-ed.org

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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