Kep Province

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Kep Province

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A beach on Koh Thonsay
A beach on Koh Thonsay
Nickname(s): 
Côte de la perle d'Agathe (before khmer rouge)
Map of Cambodia highlighting Kep
Map of Cambodia highlighting Kep
Coordinates: 10°29′N 104°18′E / 10.483°N 104.300°E / 10.483; 104.300Coordinates: 10°29′N 104°18′E / 10.483°N 104.300°E / 10.483; 104.300
Country Cambodia
Provincial status22 December 2008
CapitalKep Municipality
Area
 • Total336 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population
 (2019 census)
 • TotalIncrease 41,798
 • Density124/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+07
Dialing code+855
ISO 3166 codeKH-23
Districts2

Kep is a province in Cambodia. The capital city is also named Kep. There is only one district - Damnak Chang'aeur.

The Kep National Park is in the province. The territory of Kep is entirely surrounded by Kampot Province except for the 16 km of sea coast on the southern side fronting the Gulf of Thailand.