Kampong Chhnang (Khmer: ខេត្តកំពង់ឆ្នាំង – Khet Kampong Chhang) is located at the heart of Cambodia. Its bordering Kampong Thom to the North, Kampong Cham to the East, Kampong Speu to the South and Pursat to the West. This province is not only at the fertile and almost ever-wet heart of Cambodia, but also just a 91km ride from Phnom Penh, so it’s a quick jaunt up.
Its capital is Kampong Chhnang town. Kampong Chhnang is one of the nine provinces that is part of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve.Due to its location next to the Tonle Sap Lake Kampong Chhnang’s population is predominantly in fishery and rice plantation involved. Especially the provincial capital Kampong Chhnang, which is an easygoing river port town that is worth a visit, focuses on fishery and therefore features a big fishery port. It is, easy to get to from Phnom Penh via national road number 5, passing by the former capital of Udong. Khan Pailin (4 Sangkats, 36 villages).