Kandal, Cambodia

Krong Ta Khmau, Kandal Province

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Kandal Province is one of Cambodia’s provinces which borders Takeo and Kampong Speu to the west, Kampong Cham and Kampong Chhnang to the north, and Prey Veng to the east. Ta Khmao is the capital city of Kandal Province, which is 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh.


Farming and Fishing are the two main industries in Kandal Province. Moreover, there are many garment factories which hire more than 500,000 workers in the area. Furthermore, there are several more things they earn from such as peanut, rice, and pepper, and most people there are also specialized in wood carving, silk, and handicrafts.


Normally, since the distance from Phnom Penh to Kandal is only 20 kilometers, so people mostly travel by their own motor. However, there are also many public buses available for you to go to the capital city of Kandal Province.

Places to visit

There are many places to visit in Kandal Province such as Phnom Odong, Phnom Prasith, Koh Dach, Sa Ang Mountain, Handicraft Centre (Mekong Island), and Kean Svay Krau Pagoda.

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