History [[Banteay Meanchey]] is another part of previous extensive Khmer empire. The notable one is the [[Banteay Chhmar]] temple in the north of the province, built in 12th -13th century. Local Cambodian people call this temples are the Banteay Neang and Banteay Torp temples. In the 1795 Siam took control over Western Cambodia, and made the area into Siamese province of Inner Cambodia with the administration capital in Phra Tabong ([[Battambang]]). This province lasted until 1907 when Siam ...

Banteay Meanchey

Banteay Chhmar EcoTourism
[[Banteay Meanchey]] province is situated on the Thai border in north-western Cambodia and its capital province's named Sisophon. The charming and quiet town of Sisophorn is today a place that only gives hints to its turbulent past upon closer examination recent past. Like Siem Reap and [[Battambang]] Provinces, The province is poor and there are still many unexploded mines in the provinces fields and forests. Nearly all of Banteay Meanchey's 840000 residents are farmers although the improving e...