Banteay Meanchey Province

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Banteay Meanchey Province

ខេត្តបន្ទាយមានជ័យ
Street in Poipet
Street in Poipet
Map of Cambodia highlighting Banteay Meanchey
Map of Cambodia highlighting Banteay Meanchey
Coordinates: 13°45′N 103°00′E / 13.750°N 103.000°E / 13.750; 103.000Coordinates: 13°45′N 103°00′E / 13.750°N 103.000°E / 13.750; 103.000
Country Cambodia
Provincial status1993
CapitalSerei Saophoan Municipality
Area
 • Total6,679 km2 (2,579 sq mi)
Population
 (2019 census)
 • TotalIncrease 859,545
 • Density129/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Dialing code+855
ISO 3166 codeKH-1
Districts8
Communes64
Villages624

Banteay Meanchey is a province (khaet) of Cambodia. The capital city is Serei Saophoan.

Banteay Meanchey means "fortress of victory" in Khmer. The Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve is in the province. The main rivers are the Mongkol Borei and the Sisophon Rivers.

The province is divided into 7 districts and 2 municipalities:[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Royal Government of Cambodia Archived 2008-12-24 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Index Map 1-2. Provinces and Districts in Cambodia" (PDF). National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning (Cambodia). 2013-12-31.