Baray District

Baray District (Khmer: ស្រុកបារាយណ៍) is a district within Kampong Thom Province, in central Cambodia.

Baray
ស្រុកបារាយណ៍
Street in Baray village
Street in Baray village
Baray is located in Cambodia
Baray
Baray
Location in Cambodia
Coordinates: 12°23′23″N 105°04′46″E / 12.3896°N 105.0794°E / 12.3896; 105.0794Coordinates: 12°23′23″N 105°04′46″E / 12.3896°N 105.0794°E / 12.3896; 105.0794
Country Cambodia
ProvinceKampong Thom
Communes10
Villages97
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total167,581
Time zone+7
Geocode0601

AdministrationEdit

According to the 1998 census of Cambodia, the Baray District consisted of 18 communes and had a population of 159,586.[2] The population recorded by the 2008 census was 167,581.[1]

In January 2019 eight of the 18 communes—Andoung Pou, Chranieng, Chrolong, Pongro, Sou Young, Sralau, Svay Phleung and Treal—were split from the district to form the Taing Kouk District.[3]

As of 2020, the district contains the following communes.[4]

Code Commune Khmer
060101 Bak Sna ឃុំបាក់ស្នា
060102 Ballangk ឃុំបល្ល័ង្គ
060103 Baray ឃុំបារាយណ៍
060104 Boeng ឃុំបឹង
060105 Chaeung Daeung ឃុំចើងដើងសី
060107 Chhuk Khsach ឃុំឈូកខ្សាច់
060108 Chong Doung ឃុំចុងដូង
060110 Kokir Thum ឃុំគគីធំ
060111 Krava ឃុំក្រវ៉ា
060117 Tnaot Chum ឃុំត្នោតជុំ
 
Rice paddies, Baray

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2008 Census – Baray District". opendevelopmentcambodia.net. Open Development Cambodia. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  2. ^ "General Population Census of Cambodia 1998, Final Census Results" (PDF). National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning, Cambodia. August 2002. p. 110. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  3. ^ Soth Koemsoeun (23 January 2019). "Government establishes new district". phnompenhpost.com. The Phnom Penh Post. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Cambodia Gazetteer Database Online". ncdd.gov.kh. National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development. Retrieved 16 May 2020.