Prey Veng Travel Guides

 Information about Prey Veng:

 Prey Veng is a sleepy province in Cambodia that happens to be right next to one of the busiest highways in the country, National Highway No. 1, which connects Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. It is a small agricultural region with a lot of people living in it on the east banks of the Mekong. The province's name literally translates to "tall forest," but in reality it does not refer to lush forests because the majority of them have been felled within the past 30 to 50 years. Additionally, rubber once played a significant economic role in this province; however, as a result of the war, the plantations are no longer commercially viable.

There aren't many important places to see now, but it must have been one of the most populated and lively areas of the country before Angkor. The region surrounding Ba Phnom was home to one of the earliest pre-Angkorian kingdoms.

Prey Veng is also the name of the sleepy provincial capital. It is on National Highway No. 11, which was recently rebuilt as a link between National Road No. 11 and No. 7, or Neak Luong and Kompong Cham. There aren't many tourists traveling to that small town. Therefore, this presents an opportunity for you to get away from your fellow travelers, particularly on the route to Kampong Cham. On the way to or from Vietnam, it's also worth a stop. A few decaying colonial structures can be found in the town itself, indicating that it was once a bustling and important center. On the west side of the town is a huge lake that disappears from March to August and is used by local farmers to grow rice on the fertile ground.


Prey Veng region is 4,883 square kilometers enormous. It's situated in the South of the nation and is lining toward the North with Kampong Cham, toward the West with Kandal, toward the East with Svay Rieng and toward the South with Vietnam. Rice fields and other agricultural plantations, including rubber plantations in the past, cover the province's typical plain, wet area. Tonle Bassac and Mekong, two of the country's largest rivers, are also found in the province.

Population With a growth rate of 2.40 percent, the current population of this province is 1,063,494 people, or 7.64 percent of the total population (14,363,519 people in Cambodia, 2007, provincial government data). Of these, 502,671 people, or 47.18 percent, are male, while 560,823 people, or 52.82 percent, are female. The above figure also includes 825,818 farmers, or 80.54 percent of the population; 140,685 fishermen, or 13.72 percent; 44,561 traders, or 4.35%; and 14,267 government employees, or 1.39 percent. There are 217.8 people living per square kilometer.

Climate The country has a warm and humid tropical climate. In the storm season, plentiful downpour considers the development of a wide assortment of yields. This all year heat and humidity makes Cambodia ideal for creating the travel industry. Natural disasters like earthquakes and volcano eruptions are not a concern for tourists, and tropical storms do not directly affect the country.

Climate: You can visit Cambodia at any time of the year. Nonetheless, those intends to travel broadly by street ought to be stayed away from the most recent two months of the blustery season when some wide open streets might be obstructed. The temperature hovers around 27 degrees Celsius on average; The lowest temperature is approximately 16 degrees. The hottest month is April, while the coldest months are December and January.

General information regarding the climate of the province:

- The dry season: November to March (24-32 degrees Celsius): March through May (28 to 36 degrees Celsius): May through October (24 to 32 degrees Celsius, with up to 90% humidity.)

The primary sectors of Prey Veng's economy are agriculture, fishing, rice and fruit production, and a few garment factories that supply international markets. Rural households are especially dependent on agriculture and its subsectors.

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