Preah Vihear Province
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|Pop. density:||8.6 inh./km²|
The province is named after the temple of Prasat Preah Vihear.
The province is subdivided into 7 districts.
- 1301 Chey Saen - ជ័យស៊ាន
- 1302 Chhaeb - ឈ្នែប
- 1303 Choam Khsant - ជាំក្សាន្ត
- 1304 Kuleaen - គូលេន
- 1305 Rovieng - រវៀង
- 1306 Sangkom Thmei - សង្គមថ្មី
- 1307 Tbaeng Meanchey - ត្បែងមានជ័យ
- Koh Ker Temple complex - Koh Ker was once a capital city of Cambodia.
- Bakan or Preah Khan temples: 105 kilometres southwest of the provincial town, built under the reign of King Suryavarman I (1002-1050)
- Noreay Temples, five 7th century temples made of Sandstone, laterite and brick, 32 kilometres northeast of the town. Built in the 7th century.
- Phnom Pralean temple: a temple built to worship Brahmanism, on top of a 180 metres hill
- Neak Buos temple 75 kilometres north of Tbaeng Meanchey
- Krapum Chhouk temple: built in the 10th century in laterite and stone, 45 kilometres south of Tbaeng Meanchey
- Kork Beng temple: a ruined laterite and sandstone temple built between 936 and 951 by a commander named Kork on the order of King Jayavarman IV.
- Wat Peung Preah Ko: a place of worship in beautiful natural surroundings believed to possess strong supernatural powers
 External links
- Wikitravel: Preah Vihear
- Preah Vihear province in pictures
- Prasat Preah Vihear (ប្រាសាទព្រះវិហារ)An ancient temple of Cambodia