Common questions

How many villages are in Kampot?

How many villages are in Kampot?

477 villages
Kampot Province had a population of 627,884 in 2010 and consist of eight districts divided into 92 communes with a total of 477 villages….Kampot Province.

Kampot ខេត្តកំពត
Communes 92
Villages 477

What is Kampot known for?

The region and town are known for high quality pepper, which is exported worldwide. It is also known for its Kampot fish sauce, and durian.

Does Kampot have a beach?

Kampot does have a beach. Most of the beaches are on Fish Island. One is 20 kilometers out of town at Nataya Resort. On Fish Island, there is at least one swimming beach with white sand and palm trees.

Which city of Cambodia is its capital and the most populous city in the country?

Phnom Penh
“Penh’s Hill”) is the capital and most populous city of Cambodia….Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh រាជធានីភ្នំពេញ Réachthéani Phnum Pénh
Founded 1372
Capital status 1434–1497
Capital re-established 1865
Named for Wat Phnom and Lady Penh

Can you swim in the river in Kampot?

Whether fear of mud, animals, or some other unknown terror keeps you out of the river, simply head over to one of Kampot’s swimming pools open to visitors for a relaxing cool down in the water. Go for a dip in Kampot at Villa Vedici.

Is Kampot safe?

Safety, Kampot is generally a very safe town for visitors. However there have been incidents of bags – often containing valuables – being stolen from the front carry basket of pushbikes while the visitor, usually female, is cycling around town.

Is Kampot worth?

Yes Kampot has a night market it’s, not huge, it’s a bit kitch, but it’s worth a little wander around. It has a variety of food vendors and your usual clothing and electronic vendors. In the centre of the market are a few rides for kids. The rides were quite old and reminded me of going to a local fair as a child.

What is the biggest province in Cambodia?

The largest province by area is Mondulkiri and the smallest is Kep which is also the least populated province….Provinces of Cambodia.

Provinces of Cambodia រាជធានី/ខេត្តនៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា
Location Cambodia
Number 25
Populations 42,665 (Kep) – 2,281,951 (Phnom Penh)

What was the population of Kampot Province in 2010?

Kampot Province had a population of 627,884 in 2010 and consist of eight districts divided into 92 communes with a total of 477 villages. Touk Meas City is located in Kampot Province.

Where is the capital of Kampot Province of Thailand?

It borders the provinces of Koh Kong and Kampong Speu to the north, Takeo and Kep and Vietnam to the east and Sihanoukville to the west. To its south it has a coastline of around 45 km on the Gulf of Thailand. It is rich in low arable lands and has abundant natural resources. Its capital is Kampot town .

Why was Kampot the only international seaport of Cambodia?

Upon his arrival on the throne in 1840, Khmer King Ang Duong constructed a road from his capital of Oudong, to Kampot, and opened Kampot as the only international seaport of Cambodia. Import and exports grew fastly in the hands of the Anglo-Chinese merchants of Singapore turning a neighborhood of the city into the Chinese Kampot.

How did Kampot become a regional border district?

Under 19th century French colonial administration Kampot became a regional administrative centre with the status of a state border district as a result of the delimitation of the Kingdom of Cambodia. The Circonscription Résidentielle de Kampot contained the arrondissements of Kampot, Kompong-Som, Trang, and Kong-Pisey.

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