Pursat (/pˈsɒt/ poh-SOT; Khmer pronunciation: [poːˈsat̚]) is the capital of Pursat Province, Cambodia. Its name derived from a type of tree.[2] It lies on the Pursat River.

Pursat

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Pursat Skyline from the Large Ptel at its Entrance
Pursat Skyline from the Large Ptel at its Entrance
Pursat is located in Cambodia
Pursat
Pursat
Location of Pursat, Cambodia
Coordinates: 12°32′N 103°55′E / 12.533°N 103.917°E / 12.533; 103.917
Country Cambodia
ProvincePursat Province
DistrictSampov Meas District
Government
 • TypeCity
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total25,650
A school in Pursat

CultureEdit

People native to Pursat speak Khmer.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "WOrld Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2012-12-04.
  2. ^ Cambodian Ministry of Tourism

Coordinates: 12°32′N 103°55′E / 12.533°N 103.917°E / 12.533; 103.917