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Takeo Province

Takeo Province is one of the 25 provinces (including Phnom Penh Municipality) in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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  • Country: Cambodia
  • Area: 3,563 km2 (1,376 sq mi)
  • Dialing Code: +855
  • ISO Code: KH-21

Information

Takeo Province is one of the 25 provinces (including Phnom Penh Municipality) in the Kingdom of Cambodia. This province is located in the south of Phnom Penh Municipality. Takeo borders Kampot to the west, Kampong Speu to the northwest and Kandal to the north and east. Its southern boundary is the international border with Vietnam. The province consists of the typical plain wet area, covering rice fields and other agricultural plantations. 

Takeo province

Known as “the cradle of Cambodian civilization,” Takeo is home to many pre-Angkorian sites from between the fifth and eighth centuries. It is suspected that the center of the Funan Empire was located in Takeo between the first and sixth centuries. Eccentric wildlife, epic natural scenery, and some of the oldest ruins in Cambodia can be found in Takeo.

Administration

The territory of Takeo province is divided into 10 districts. In Takeo province, there are big 6 districts which have 11 to 15 communes for each and small 4 districts have only 3 to 6 communes respectively. See More

ISO Code District
21-01 Angkor Borei
21-02 Bati
21-03 Bourei Cholsar
21-04 Kiri Vong
21-05 Koh Andaet
21-06 Prey Kabbas
21-07 Samraong
21-08 Doun Keo Municipality
21-09 Tram Kak
21-10 Treang

Population

Total population of Takeo province recorded 843,931 persons based on the results of the 2008 Population Census. It accounts for 6.3% of the total population of the Kingdom.

Climate

Climate of Takeo Province

Tropical; rainy, monsoon season (May to November); dry season (December to April); little seasonal temperature variation


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