Saom Thum

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Saom Thum (Khmer: សោមធ) is a commune in Ou Ya Dav District in northeast Cambodia. It contains three villages and has a population of 1,964.[1] In the 2007 commune council elections, three of the commune's five seats went to the Cambodian People's Party and two went to the Sam Rainsy Party.[2] The land alienation rates in Saom Thum was low as of January 2006.[3] (See Ratanakiri Province for background information on land alienation.)

Village[1][4] Population[1]
(1998)
Sex ratio[1]
(male/female)
(1998)
Number of
households[1]
(1998)
Notes
Saom Klueng 852 0.91 131
Saom Trak 696 0.92 136
Saom Kol 416 1.06 62

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Final Population Totals, Rotanak Kiri Province, 1998". Cambodia National Institute of Statistics. Accessed June 6, 2008.
  2. ^ "Official Results of the 2007 Commune Councils Election in Ratank Kiri". [sic] National Election Committee, No 4.58/07 NEC.SG.PIB (April 18, 2007). Accessed June 6, 2008.
  3. ^ "Land Alienation in Indigenous Minority Communities - Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia". NGO Forum on Cambodia (August 2006). Accessed June 6, 2008.
  4. ^ "Ratanak Kiri Province". Cambodia National Institute of Statistics. Accessed June 6, 2008.