Pursat

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Pursat
ពោធិ៍សាត់
City
Sampov Meas Island
Sampov Meas Island
Pursat is located in Cambodia
Pursat
Pursat
Location of Pursat, Cambodia
Coordinates: 12°32′N 103°55′E / 12.533°N 103.917°E / 12.533; 103.917
Country Cambodia
ProvincePursat Province
DistrictSampov Meas District
Government
 • TypeCity
Elevation17 m (56 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total25,650

Pursat is the capital of Pursat Province, Cambodia. Its name derived from a type of tree.[2] It lies on the Stung Pouthisat River.

A school in Pursat

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "WOrld Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2012-12-04.
  2. ^ Cambodian Ministry of Tourism

Coordinates: 12°32′N 103°55′E / 12.533°N 103.917°E / 12.533; 103.917