Ta Khmao

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Ta Khmao
Ta Khmao is located in Cambodia
Ta Khmao
Ta Khmao
Location in Cambodia
Coordinates: 11°28′53″N 104°56′41.45″E / 11.48139°N 104.9448472°E / 11.48139; 104.9448472Coordinates: 11°28′53″N 104°56′41.45″E / 11.48139°N 104.9448472°E / 11.48139; 104.9448472
Country  Cambodia
Province Kandal
Communes 6
Villages 20
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 195,898
Time zone Cambodia (UTC+7)
Geocode 0811

Ta Khmao (Khmer: ក្រុងតាខ្មៅ, literally: "Black Grandfather") is the capital of Kandal Province in central Cambodia. The city is about 11 km (7 Miles) south of Phnom Penh (directly borders of Phnom Penh). The City is subdivided into 6 communes (Sangkat) and 20 villages (Phum).[2]

Approximately 60% of the citizens of Ta Khmao travel to work in Phnom Penh.


  1. ^ "2008 Census". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. 
  2. ^ "Kandal Administration". Royal Government of Cambodia. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 

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