The commonplace capital of Battambang is the second biggest city in Cambodia (2008 assessed populace around 1/4 million individuals). It is situated in one of the greatest rice-developing regions in Southeast Asia. The typical height of the area is around 50m. The area is lining toward the North with Banteay Meanchey, toward the West with Thailand, toward the East and South with Pursat and the extraordinary lake Tonle Sap.
The city is on both the expressway and railroad connecting Phnom Penh with Thailand; after the episode (1970) of nationwide conflict in Cambodia, the Battambang-Phnom Penh street was a practical objective of the Khmer Rouge extremists, who, by catching it, cut off Phnom Penh from its significant wellspring of rice.Battambang was gained by Thailand in 1809 and got back to Cambodia in 1907. The city has likewise a specialized college.
The populace registration in 2007 shows that Battambang is a thickly populated territory with male 511,378 and female 525,145 and all out populace of 1,036,523 individuals. The populace thickness is 68 for each km2, which is marginally higher than the public thickness of 64. The number of inhabitants in this region is 6.9% of the entire Cambodian populace.
Cambodia has a tropical rainstorm environment. During the blustery season between mid-April and mid-October the Mekong enlarges and maneuvers into the Tonle Sap (Great Lake), expanding the size of the lake practically triple. Among November and April winds are areas of strength for less there are higher temperatures (up to 35?C). General data about the environment:
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