Battambang Province

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Battambang Province


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Map of Cambodia highlighting Battambang Province
Map of Cambodia highlighting Battambang Province
Country Cambodia
Provincial status6 December 1907
CapitalBattambang Municipality
 • Total11,702 km2 (4,518 sq mi)
 • TotalDecrease 987,400
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
ISO 3166 codeKH-2

Battambang is a province (khaet) of Cambodia. Its capital and largest city is Battambang.

The Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve is in the province. The temples Wat Ek Phnom and Wat Banan are also here. Seventy five percent of the area is jungles and mountains. The area has a tropical climate.

Battambang is divided into 13 districts and one municipality:

Coordinates: 13°1′43″N 102°59′22″E / 13.02861°N 102.98944°E / 13.02861; 102.98944