- Preah Vihear Province
Infobox Cambodian Province
name = Preah Vihear
area = 13,788
population = 119,261
population_as_of = 1998
density = 8.6
isocode = KH-13
Preah Vihear is a northern province of
Cambodia. Its capital is Phnom Tbeng Meanchey.
The province is named after the temple of
Prasat Preah Vihear.
The province is subdivided into 7 districts.
Chey Saen- ជ័យស៊ាន
Choam Khsant- ជាំក្សាន្ត
Sangkom Thmei- សង្គមថ្មី
Tbaeng Meanchey- ត្បែងមានជ័យ
Koh Ker Templecomplex: Koh Ker was once a capital city of Cambodia
*Bakan or Preah Khan temples: 105 kilometres southwest of the provincial town, built under the reign of King
Noreay Temples: five 7th century temples made of Sandstone, laterite and brick, 32 kilometres northeast of the town. Built in the 7th century
Phnom Praleantemple: a temple built to worship Brahmanism, on top of a 180 metres hill
Neak Buostemple: 75 kilometres north of Tbaeng Meanchey
Krapum Chhouktemple: built in the 10th century in laterite and stone, 45 kilometres south of Tbaeng Meanchey
Kork Bengtemple: a ruined laterite and sandstone temple built between 936 and 951 by a commander named Kork on the order of King Jayavarman IV
Wat Peung Preah Ko: a place of worship in beautiful natural surroundings believed to possess strong supernatural powers
Prasat Preah Vihear: located on a cliff close to the Cambodian-Thai border
* [http://www.preahvihear.com: PreahVihear.com]
* [http://wikitravel.org/en/article/Preah_Vihear Wikitravel: Preah Vihear]
* [http://www.tharum.info/2006/05/27/preah-vihear-province-in-pictures-part-i/ Preah Vihear province in pictures]
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