Skuon

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Skuon
Nickname(s): Spiderville
Skuon is located in Cambodia
Skuon
Skuon
Location within Cambodia
Coordinates: 12°3′4″N 105°4′15″E / 12.05111°N 105.07083°E / 12.05111; 105.07083Coordinates: 12°3′4″N 105°4′15″E / 12.05111°N 105.07083°E / 12.05111; 105.07083
Country  Cambodia
Province Kampong Cham
District Cheung Prey
Fried spiders for sale at the market in Skuon

Skuon is the district capital of Cheung Prey District, in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. This busy market town has grown up around the intersection of National Highway 6 and National Highway 7. Skuon is around 49 kilometres (30 mi) west of the provincial capital at Kampong Cham city and 75 kilometres (47 mi) north of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.[1] Skuon is sometimes known in the local language as "Spiderville", it is famous with international visitors to Cambodia for its fried spiders.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Total Road Atlas of Cambodia 2006 (3rd edition ed.). Total Cambodge. 2006. p. 44.