Tbuong Kmoum District

Tbuong Kmoum District (Khmer: ស្រុកត្បូងឃ្មុំ) is a district (srok) located in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. The district capital is Tboung Khmom town located around 20 kilometres east of the provincial capital of Kampong Cham by road. Tboung Khmom is a central district of Kampong Cham. The district shares no borders with other provinces and is home to the huge Chup Rubber plantation. The plantation covers much of the land area of the district and contributes a large proportion to the district and provincial economy.

The district is easily accessed by road from Kampong Cham city, Kratie or Prey Veng. Tbuong Kmoum is one of the largest districts in Kampong Cham province both by land area and by population, and only Memot district has a larger area. National Highway 7 bisects the district running from east to west. National Highway 11 runs from Nhek Loeung in Prey Veng Province and ends at Slab Kadoung on National Highway 7 in Tbuong Khmoum district. National road 73 begins near the eastern border of the district and runs north to Chhloung town in Chhloung District in Kratie.

In 2001, the Kizuna bridge was opened in Kampong Cham District. It was the first bridge to be built over the Mekong river in Cambodia. The Kizuna bridge links eastern and western Cambodia by road for the first time. It links the provincial capital of Kampong Cham with Tonle Bet in Tbuong Khmoum district. Construction of the bridge began in 1999 and took three years to complete. An estimated 10,000 people crowded the bridge for the opening ceremony.

Read more about Tbuong Kmoum District:  Tum Teav, Location, Administration, Demographics

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Tbuong Kmoum District - Demographics
... The district is subdivided into 16 communes (khum) and 224 villages (phum) ... to the 1998 Census, the population of the district was 214,780 persons in 41,624 households in 1998 ... With a population of over 200,000 people, Tbuong Kmoum district has the largest district populations in Kampong Cham province by a large margin ...

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