Introduction

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Preah Vihear (Khmer: ព្រះវិហារ,"Sacred Sanctuary") is a province of Cambodia. It borders the provinces of Oddar Meanchey and Siem Reap to the west, Kampong Thom to the south and Stung Treng to the east. Its northern boundary forms part of

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Geography

Located in Presh Vihear
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Preah Vihear province is 13,788 square kilometres big. It's located in the North of the country and shares its international border to the North with Thailand and Laos, its provincial borders to the East with Stueng Treng, to the West with Oddar

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Climate

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The country has a tropical climate - warm and humid. In the monsoon season, abundant rain allows for the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. This year-round tropical climate makes Cambodia ideal for developing tourism.

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Population

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The current population in this province is about 160,551 people or 1.1% of the country's total population (14,363,519 person in Cambodia, 2007, provincial government data), with 81,318 male and 78,233 female. The population density is

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Economy

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The province's economy is 85% based on farming and the remaining other 15% are based on fishing and illegal trading with pristine hardwoods.Because of its border with Thailand, the international trade is also increasing slightly and

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How to Get There

Located in Presh Vihear
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General Information (Share taxi/Pick-up/Motorbike): To get intothis remote province you have two possibilities, one is a packed laterite Major Road from Siem Reap via Anlong Veng, with a distance of over 200 km (completed in 2003).

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Where to Eat

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General Information: With exception of the small market and a couple of food stalls on the street, there are only a couple of eateries in town. In front of the taxi station you may find a couple of small restaurants offering noodle and rice

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Where to Stay

Located in Presh Vihear
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Mlop Trosek Guesthouse: (tel: 012/952035) A favourite place in this small town, with a large, green garden and clean rooms with attached bathroom and plenty of secure parking if you come with a motorbike. The newly refurnished rooms are

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