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Banteay Meanchey Province

Street in Poipet
Street in Poipet
Map of Cambodia highlighting Banteay Meanchey
Map of Cambodia highlighting Banteay Meanchey
Country  Cambodia
Provincial status 1993
Capital Serei Saophoan Municipality
 • Total 6,679 km2 (2,579 sq mi)
 (2019 census)
 • Total Increase 859,545
 • Density 129/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)
Dialing code +855
ISO 3166 code KH-1
Districts 8
Communes 64
Villages 624

Banteay Meanchey is a province (khaet) of Cambodia. The capital city is Serei Saophoan.

Banteay Meanchey means "fortress of victory" in Khmer. The Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve is in the province. The main rivers are the Mongkol Borei and the Sisophon Rivers.

The province is divided into 7 districts and 2 municipalities:

  • Malai
  • Mongkol Borey
  • Ou Chrov
  • Phnom Srok
  • Poipet Municipality
  • Preah Netr Preah
  • Serei Saophoan Municipality
  • Svay Chek
  • Thma Puok

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