Sunday, 25 December 2011

Welcome to Cambodia: Cambodia Provinces Tours: Banteay Meanchey

Welcome to Cambodia: Cambodia Provinces Tours: Banteay Meanchey

Introduction to Banteay Meanchey:

Banteay Meanchey:

- is a Cambodian province in the northwest of the country.
- its capital: Sisophorn (ស៊ីសុភ័ណ).
- is quiet and charming place.
- one of the nine provinces that is part of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve.
- meaned "Fortress of Victory".
- was split off from Battambang in 1988.
- It borders with Thailand to the west and North, with Oddar Meancheay to the North, with Siem Reap to the East and with Battambang to the South.
- The town of Sisophorn is about 359km from Phnom Penh via national road number 5.
- One of the most known places in that province is Poipet, a town on the Thailand/Cambodia border. Poipet is adjacent to the city of Aranya Pratet on the Thai side of the border.
- The province is mostly covered by extensive lowlands, with a few uplands to the North and East (all in all around 6,679 sq/km surface). The main rivers are the Mongkol Borei River and the Sisophon River.
- The weather condition are as below:
+ Average Temperature: 30C - 33C
+ Rain fall: 885.30 mm/year
+ Evaporation: 4.41 mm/day (May - July)
+ 3.37 mm/day ((August - October)
+ Humidity: Hot and Wet
+ Wind velocity: 3 m/s (May)
+ 2.9 m/s (June)
+ 2.5 m/s (July)
+ 3.1 m/s (August) There are 3 different seasons: 1. Rainy season: June - October (<32c). 2. Cool season: November- February (>27c). 3. Hot season: March- May : Temperature: from 27c -34c.

- The total population is 816,382 or (5.242%) of the total population 14,363,519 in Cambodia (2007, provincial government data) with a growth rate of 5.93 %, which is consisting of 402,201 male person (49.11%), and 414,181 female person (50.89%). The above number also consists of 654, 033 person (93%), who are farmers, 8,228 person (1.17%), who are fishermen, 35,162 person (5%), who are traders, and 5,814 person (0.83%), who work as government officers.

-The province's economy is 93% based on farming and the remaining other 7% are based on fishing and trading. Because of it's border with Thailand, the casino business is booming and becoming the main economy to the province.

See BanteaymeanChey's map, here...

Some pictures in Banteaymeanchey:

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