Mondulkiri is located in south-eastern Cambodia. The province’s capital is Sen Monorom. Mondulkiri is the largest but also the most sparsely populated province in Cambodia.
It borders Ratanakiri to the north, Stung Treng province to the northwest, Kratie province to the west, and Vietnam to the south and the east.
Despite Cambodia’s relatively small land mass, it has the largest dry forests in the whole of Indochina. Dry forests are important habitats for so many species partly because of the seasonal wetland clearings that are interspersed within the forests provide essential food and water. These wetlands in addition to the seasonally dry riverbeds provide an essential network of resources within the dry forests. (more…)