Svay Rieng Province

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Svay Rieng
ស្វាយរៀង
Province
Svay Rieng countryside.
Svay Rieng countryside.
Map of Cambodia highlighting Svay Rieng
Map of Cambodia highlighting Svay Rieng
Coordinates: 11°4′N 105°49′E / 11.067°N 105.817°E / 11.067; 105.817Coordinates: 11°4′N 105°49′E / 11.067°N 105.817°E / 11.067; 105.817
Country  Cambodia
Government
 • Governor Chieng Am (CPP)
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
Dialing code +855
ISO 3166 code KH-20
Districts 7
Communes 80
Villages 690

Svay Rieng (Khmer: ស្វាយរៀង, IPA: [sʋaːj riəŋ] "Aligned Mangoes") is a province (khaet) of Cambodia. Located in the southeast, the province juts into Vietnam, which surrounds it to the north, east and south. The only other Cambodian province to border Svay Rieng is Prey Veng. The capital is Svay Rieng town. Cambodia's National Highway 1 leads to the international border checkpoint of Bavet, which leads into Vietnam.

Districts[edit]

The province is subdivided into 7 districts.

These 7 districts are subdivided into 80 khums and 690 phums.

Geography[edit]

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

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  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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