Phnom Sruoch District

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Phnom Sruoch
ស្រុកភ្នំស្រួច
District (srok)
Phnom Sruoch is located in Cambodia
Phnom Sruoch
Phnom Sruoch
Location in Cambodia
Coordinates: 11°24′N 104°24′E / 11.400°N 104.400°E / 11.400; 104.400
Country  Cambodia
Province Kampong Speu
Communes 12
Villages 149
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 74,651
Time zone +7
Geocode 0506

Phnom Sruoch District (Khmer: ស្រុកភ្នំស្រួច) is a district located in Kampong Speu Province in central Cambodia.

Ecology[edit]

Wild gaur

The largest surface of Kirirom National Park is part of Phnom Sruoch District, Kampong Speu, while another section is in neighboring Koh Kong Province.[2]

The Kirirom National Park is located in the eastern part of the Cardamom Mountains, about 112 km from Phnom Penh. The road from Phnom Penh to Kampong Som runs along the southern boundary of the park.

Among the animals in the park, the following deserve mention: Asian elephant, deer, gaur, banteng, leopard, spotted linsang, pileated gibbon and tiger.

Administration[edit]

Phnom Sruoch District is subdivided into 12 communes (khum)[3]

Geocode Name
050601 Chambak Commune
050602 Choam Sangkae Commune
050603 Dambouk Rung Commune
050604 Kiri Voan Commune
050605 Krang Dei Vay Commune
050606 Moha Sang Commune
050607 Ou Commune
050608 Prey Rumduol Commune
050609 Prey Kmeng Commune
050610 Tang Samraong Commune
050611 Tang Sya Commune
050613 Traeng Trayueng Commune

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Population Census of Cambodia, 1998: Village Gazetteer. National Institute of Statistics. February 2000. pp. 106–109. 
  2. ^ Kirirom National Park, Cambodia
  3. ^ National Institute of Statistics

Coordinates: 11°24′N 104°24′E / 11.400°N 104.400°E / 11.400; 104.400