Kampot Province

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Kampot
ខេត្តកំពត
Province
The riverside in Kampot City at dusk
The riverside in Kampot City at dusk
Map of Cambodia highlighting Kampot
Map of Cambodia highlighting Kampot
Coordinates: 10°36′N 104°10′E / 10.600°N 104.167°E / 10.600; 104.167Coordinates: 10°36′N 104°10′E / 10.600°N 104.167°E / 10.600; 104.167
Country  Cambodia
Capital Kampot
Government
 • Governor H.E. Khoy Khun Huor (CPP)
Area
 • Total 4,873 km2 (1,881 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 627,884
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone Cambodia (UTC+7)
Dialing code +855
ISO 3166 code KH-7
Districts 8
Communes 92
Villages 477

Kampot (Khmer: ខេត្តកំពត IPA: [kɑmpɔːt]) is a province (khaet) of Cambodia. It borders the provinces of Koh Kong and Kampong Speu to the north, Takeo to the east, Sihanoukville to the west and Kep as well as a long coastline on the Gulf of Thailand to the south, Its capital is Kampot town. Kampot has a population of 627,884[2] and consist of eight districts divided into 92 communes with a total of 477 villages.[3] Touk Meas City is located in Kampot Province.

Districts[edit]

The province is subdivided into 8 districts.

View of the coast near Kampot from Bokor mountain

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Population Census of Cambodia 2008 - Provisional population totals" (PDF). National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning. 3 September 2008. 
  2. ^ Kampot Data Book 2009. National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development (NCDD). October 2009. p. 15. 
  3. ^ General Population Census of Cambodia, 1998: Village Gazetteer. National Institute of Statistics. February 2000. pp. xviii. 

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