Kong Pisei District

Kong Pisei District (Khmer: ស្រុកគងពិសី) is a district located in Kampong Speu Province, in central Cambodia.

Kong Pisei

ស្រុកគងពិសី
Kong Pisei is located in Cambodia
Kong Pisei
Kong Pisei
Location in Cambodia
Coordinates: 11°22′N 104°39′E / 11.367°N 104.650°E / 11.367; 104.650
Country Cambodia
ProvinceKampong Speu
Communes13
Villages250
Population
 (1998)[1]
 • Total97,006
Time zone+7
Geocode0503

It is home to a Wing Star Shoes factory.[2]

In 2016, plans were announced for the construction of a "Chinese-funded agricultural special economic zone (SEZ) with facilities to research plant diseases."[3] Also in 2016, damage to the Ou Treng reservoir caused flooding along National Route 3. The flood was caused by "three days of heavy rain and the release of water from the 7 Makara reservoir downstream from Kampong Speu province through the Prek Tnort river."[4]

In February 2019, the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) was called in to dispose of a 340 kg US M117 bomb that was discovered in Chamkar Doung village.[5]

AdministrationEdit

Kong Pisei District is subdivided into 13 communes (khum)[6]

Khum (Commune) Phum (Villages)
050301 Angk Popel Commune
050302 Chongruk Commune
050303 Moha Ruessei Commune
050304 Pechr Muni Commune
050305 Preah Nipean Commune
050306 Prey Nheat Commune
050307 Prey Vihear Commune
050308 Roka Kaoh Commune
050309 Sdok Commune
050310 Snam Krapeu Commune
050311 Srang Commune
050312 Tuek L'ak Commune
050313 Veal Commune

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ General Population Census of Cambodia, 1998: Village Gazetteer. National Institute of Statistics. February 2000. pp. 94–99.
  2. ^ Mom Kunthear (2018-10-21). "Dozens of workers faint at shoe factory". Khmer Times. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  3. ^ Sok Chan (2016-10-19). "Chinese Firm to Build $2 Bil Agriculture SEZ". Khmer Times. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  4. ^ Ros Chanveasna (2016-10-17). "Floods Hit Kampong Speu and Phnom Penh". Khmer Times. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  5. ^ Vichea, Pang (2019-02-13). "CMAC officials inspect 340kg American bomb in Kampong Speu province". Phnom Penh Post. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  6. ^ National Institute of Statistics Archived 2008-07-14 at the Wayback Machine

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Coordinates: 11°22′N 104°39′E / 11.367°N 104.650°E / 11.367; 104.650