Lumphat District

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Lumphat
លំផាត់
District
Location of Lumphat in Ratanakiri
Location of Lumphat in Ratanakiri
Location of Ratanakiri in Cambodia
Location of Ratanakiri in Cambodia
Country Cambodia
Province Ratanakiri
Communes Chey Otdam, Ka Laeng, La Bang Muoy, La Bang Pir, Pa Tang, Seda
Population (1998)
 • Total 10,301
Time zone Cambodia time (UTC+7)
District code 1605

Lumphat (Khmer: លំផាត់) is a district in Ratanakiri Province, north-east Cambodia. In 1998, it had a population of 10,301.[1]

Lomphat, the former capital of Ratanakiri, is located in the district on the Srepok River. The town is home to fewer than 800 people. The district gives its name to the Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary, a preservation area for the many unique species indigenous to Northeast Cambodia.

Administration[edit]

The district is subdivided into six communes (khum),[2] which are further subdivided into 26 villages (phum).

Commune Villages[1][3] Population (1998)[1]
Chey Otdam Ou Kan, Srae Chhuk, Sam Kha, Dei Lou, Thmei, Lumphat 2,832
Ka Laeng Says, Ka Laeng, Ka Nang Ket 1,026
La Bang Muoy Kam Phlenh, Ka Tueng, Ka Tieng, Ka Lang 912
La Bang Pir Ka Tieng, Ka Chanh 670
Pa Tang (Ba Tang) Ul, Pruok, Pa Tang, Chang Rea 1,964
Seda Thmei, Pa Tat, Kaeng San, Sakmotr Leu, Poum, Nang Hai, Sakmotr Kraom 2,897

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Final Population Totals, Rotanak Kiri Province, 1998". Cambodia National Institute of Statistics. Accessed June 6, 2008.
  2. ^ National Institute of Statistics
  3. ^ "Ratanak Kiri Province". Cambodia National Institute of Statistics. Accessed June 6, 2008.

Coordinates: 13°25′N 107°0′E / 13.417°N 107.000°E / 13.417; 107.000