Prey Veng (city)

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Prey Veng
ក្រុងព្រៃវែង
City
Prey Veng is located in Cambodia
Prey Veng
Prey Veng
Location of Prey Veng, Cambodia
Coordinates: 11°29′N 105°19′E / 11.483°N 105.317°E / 11.483; 105.317
Country  Cambodia
Province Prey Veng Province
District Prey Veang District
Government
 • Type City
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 33,079

Prey Veng (Khmer: ក្រុងព្រៃវែង) is the capital of Prey Veng Province, located in southeastern Cambodia.

Geography[edit]

The town is located on National Road 11 between Nak Loeung and Kampong Cham. It is located about 2½ hours by road from Phnom Penh and 3 hours from Ho Chi Minh City.

This quaint town is off the usual tourist trail and is uncrowded. It houses several old dilapidated colonial French Indochina era homes.

There is a large seasonal lake west of the city, which is usually dry from March to August.

Coordinates: 11°29′N 105°19′E / 11.483°N 105.317°E / 11.483; 105.317