Takeo Province

Takeo province sometimes referred to as the cradle of Khmer civilization, borders Kampot to the west, Kampong Speu to the North-West and Kandal to the North-East.  The town dates back to the Funan Empire, with many of its relics having been built between the 1st and 6th centuries, even prior to Angkor.  (more…)

Image of Angkor complex from drone

Angkor is the ancient capital of the great Khmer Empire. It is, without doubt, one of the most magnificent wonders of the world. As well as a site of immense archaeological significance. (more…)

A giant face of a smiling Buddha carved into one of the walls of Bayon temple, Cambodia.

Located in the heart of Angkor Thom, the Bayon is one of the city’s most extraordinary structures, epitomizing the “lost civilization” of Angkor. (more…)

Image of ornate carving structures at Banteay Temples

Banteay Chhmar town and it’s temples are found in Cambodia’s north-western province of Banteay Meanchey, 90 kilometres from Siem Reap and 60 kilometres from Poipet and the border crossing with Thailand. (more…)

Image of the Cambodian Royal Palace - Phnom Penh

The Cambodian Royal Palace was built in the mid-19th century in the classic Khmer style and is the official residence of Cambodia’s reigning monarch, King Sihamoni. (more…)

A picture from a mountain top across Cambodia's forested plains.

The main land use is agricultural at 32.1% of which 22.7% is arable, 0.9% permanent crops and 8.5% permanent pasture. Incredibly, forests still make up 56.5% of Cambodia’s land with 11.6% used for various other uses. (more…)