Sompove Meas Island
Map of Cambodia highlighting Pursat
|• Total||12,692 km2 (4,900 sq mi)|
|• Density||32/km2 (80/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
|ISO 3166 code||KH-15|
It is between the Tonlé Sap and the Cardamom Mountains. The Pursat River bisects the province. It is one of the nine provinces that are part of the Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve. Pursat is home to Wat Bakan, considered to be among the oldest active pagodas in Cambodia.
Administrative divisions[change | change source]
The province is divided into 6 districts and 1 municipality:
References[change | change source]
- "General Population Census of the Kingdom of Cambodia 2019". National Institute of Statistics. Ministry of Planning. June 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
- Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve Environmental Information Database
- History of Bakan Pagoda, Kambuja Soriya Magazine, Volume 2, 2003, Buddhist Institute, Phnom Penh