Prek Toal

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Prek Toal
Map showing the location of Prek Toal
Map showing the location of Prek Toal
LocationBattambang Province
Nearest citySiem Reap
Coordinates13°13.907′N 103°39.497′E / 13.231783°N 103.658283°E / 13.231783; 103.658283Coordinates: 13°13.907′N 103°39.497′E / 13.231783°N 103.658283°E / 13.231783; 103.658283
Area42,000 ha
Governing bodyCambodian Ministry of Environment
Official namePrek Toal Ramsar Site
Designated2 October 2015
Reference no.2245[1]

Prek Toal is a bird sanctuary and Ramsar site located within the Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve, at the north-west corner of the Tonlé Sap.[1] It is a popular area for ecotourism and birdwatching given the area's rich biodiversity and rare waterbirds, particularly abundant during the dry season.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Prek Toal Ramsar Site". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ Trevor Ranges (2010). National Geographic Traveler Cambodia. National Geographic Society. pp. 124–. ISBN 978-1-4262-0520-0.

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