Svay Rieng Province

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Svay Rieng
ស្វាយរៀង
Province
Svay Rieng University
Map o Cambodie heichlichtin Svay Rieng
Coordinates: 11°4′N 105°49′E / 11.067°N 105.817°E / 11.067; 105.817
Kintra  Cambodie
Caipital Svay Rieng
Area
 • Total 2,966 km2 (1,145 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 482,785
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+07
Dialin code +855
ISO 3166 code KH-20
Destricts 7
Communes 80
Veelages 690

Svay Rieng (Khmer: ស្វាយរៀង, IPA: [sʋaːj riəŋ] "Aligned Mangoes") is a province (khaet) o Cambodie. Locatit in the sootheast, the province juts intae Vietnam, which surroonds it tae the north, wast an sooth. The anerlie ither Cambodie province tae border Svay Rieng is Prey Veng. The caipital is Svay Rieng. Cambodie's Naitional Heich-gate 1 leads tae the internaitional border checkpoint o Bavet, which leads intae Vietnam.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is subdividit intae 7 destricts.

These 7 destricts are subdividit intae 80 khums an 690 phums.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

A portion o the province juts intae Vietnam, the Parrot's Beak. (Vietnamese: Mỏ Vẹt).

Notable natives[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane o the province's famous resident is the fermer turned kickboxer Thun Sophea.

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. 

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