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 and Kep to the east and Sihanoukville to the west. To its south it has a coastline of around 45 km on the Gulf of Thailand. 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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