Peam Ro District

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Peam Ro
ស្រុកពាមរក៏
District (srok)
Peam Ro is located in Cambodia
Peam Ro
Peam Ro
Location in Cambodia
Coordinates: 11°16′N 105°17′E / 11.267°N 105.283°E / 11.267; 105.283
Country  Cambodia
Province Prey Veng
Communes 8
Villages 41
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 63,534
Time zone +7
Geocode 1407

Peam Ro District (Khmer: ស្រុកពាមរក៏) is a district located in Prey Veng Province, in south eastern Cambodia.

Peam Ro district is a district located in Prey Veng province, in south eastern Cambodia. It is bordered with Peam Chor and Preah Sdach districts to the south, Barphnom and Svay Antor districts to the east, and Krong Prey Veng and Kampong Leav to the north. Mekong River stretches along the border between PMR and LDK dividing the area into two different districts. Not surprisingly, most communes in this low land district are clustered along the banks of the river and boats are an important form of transport during rainy season. PMR is subdivided into 8 (eight) communes further subdivided into 41 villages. The district covers 20,390 ha: 14,300 ha for cultivation, 2,846 ha for construction, 798 ha flooded forest, and 2,446 ha of other land.

Capital[edit]

The district capital is at Neak Leung town on National Highway 1.

Population[edit]

The disctrit has a population of 63,534 (1998).

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Population Census of Cambodia, 1998: Village Gazetteer. National Institute of Statistics. February 2000. pp. 228–229. 

Coordinates: 11°16′N 105°17′E / 11.267°N 105.283°E / 11.267; 105.283