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Koh Kong


Koh Kong is considered one of the ideal destinations of Cambodia recently with the famous island named Koh Rong Island. The province owns the rich natural resources for tourism but it now has undeveloped strongly as the famous tourist places in South East.
Koh Kong Province is located in the west of the country. It is convenient to come to Sihahouk Ville and Thailand from this province.

  • Districts: The main town in Koh Kong province is Koh Kong town. There is one of the largest islands in Cambodia. It is named Koh Rong Island that attracts tourists so much. And there are 8 districts in this province. The districts are Botum Sakor, Kiri Sakor, Kaoh Kong, Smach Mean Chey, Mondol Seima, Srae Ambel, Thma Bang and Kampong Seila Districts.
  • Climate: Koh Kong province has the tropical climate like other province and it is cooler than other places a little bit by the rich nature. The rain time in this area is from May to October. The dry time is from November to March. The average temperature in this province is about 27 C degree.
  • Transportation: Travel conveniently by land and waterway to the province and from it to some other provinces.

         The distance (by airlines) is for reference as below:
         From Koh Kong to Ha Noi, Vietnam: 1.085 km
         From Koh Kong to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: 367 km
         From Koh Kong t to Vientiane, Laos:  717 km
         From Koh Kong to Phnom Penh, Cambodia:  167 km
         From Koh Kong to Sihanouk Ville:  107 km
         From Koh Kong to Stung Treng:  361 km
         From Koh Kong to Kratie:  318 km
         From Koh Kong to Kampot:  130 km


  • Koh Kong Town: the main town of Koh Kong Province. It is the important destination for all tourists who love to visit Koh Kong Province. Koh Kong Town located in the south west of the country. It is the wonderful connect for the trip from Bangkok of Pattaya of Thailand to Cambodia. Koh Kong Town nowadays is in the process of development, especially in tourism to serve tourists and contribute to the tourism of Cambodia. There are many things and many great places in Koh Kong Town for tourists to explore, so do not hesitate to come here if you have chance and time.    
  • Koh Rong Island: Talk about Koh Kong Province, It must say about Koh Rong Island. This is one of the largest islands in Koh Kong Province and it is one of the largest islands in Cambodia. Koh Rong Island has the wonderful beaches of course. It attracts tourists by the wild and quiet features also. The Koh Rong Island is located far from center of the province more than 20 km. Koh Rong Island surely impresses you by the white sand beach and pure water with the sunny time as the paradise.  
  • Chi Phat: the rainforest with the amazing space. It is pure and wild nature and waterfall like a nice picture. And there are the friendly local people with their peaceful life. Chi Phat is located in the southwest of the country. It is not far from Koh Kong Town.
  • Kbal Chhay Waterfall: this is one of the beautiful waterfalls in Koh Kong Province. It is located in Bakclong Commune and far from the center of the town more than 20 km. The waterfall belongs to Nature and Wildlife Reserve in Mondon Seima or called Mundol Seyma District also.
  • Koh Moul Island: the largest island in Koh Kong Province and in Cambodia. The island is located in Koh Kong Town and far from the town more than 20 km to the south. There are more than nice waterfalls and more than 5 wonderful beaches in the island. There is the very famous resort named Koh Mool Resort in the island. It is called Kor Kong Krau where is the amazing place for tourists in this island.
  • Lam Da Beach: it is considered one of the best beaches in Koh Kong Province. The beach is located far from town center more than 20 km. It is well known with the long beach with golden sand, pure water and the calm sea. There is the village there where visitors can explore the quiet life with friendly local people.
  • Ta Tai Waterfall: the two stages waterfall is located in Smach Mean Chey District. It is far from the Koh Kong Town more than 20 km to the east. Ta Tai Waterfall has its other name which is Ta Eysei Waterfall and it is attached with impressive legend attracted people.

And there are many other famous destinations in the province.


  • Independence Day: the event is happened in 09 November each year in Koh Kong Province and all provinces in Cambodia.
  • Victory Day: the event is happened in 08 January each year in Koh Kong Province and all provinces in Cambodia. .
  • Khmer New Year: it is happened from 13 April to 16 April in Koh Kong Province and all provinces in Cambodia.

And there are many other unique festivals and events in the province.

Local specialties

There are different local specialties in the province such as seafood, vegetarian food, Cambodian bratwurst, Khmer food with the popular dishes like noodle soup or porridge, fish amok and other typical specialties.