Kampong Speu covers 7017 square kilometers, It consists of 8 districts, 87 communes and 1308 villages.
Borseth District Total Communes: 15 Totals Villages: 218
Thpong District Total Communes: 7 Totals Villages: 71
Kong Pisei District Total Communes: 13 Totals Villages: 250
Oral District Total Communes: 5 Totals Villages: 51
Udong District Total Communes: 15 Totals Villages: 250
Phnom Srouch District Total Communes: 12 Totals Villages: 126
Samrong Tong District Total Communes: 15 Totals Villages: 286
Chbar Morn District Total Communes: 5 Totals Villages: 56
How to get there!
Distance from Phnom Penh: 48 Kg
Using National Road No: 4
Favourite Transportation: Car
It was initially established as a holiday resort and tourist city in 1945. The area was named Kirirom” Joyful a Mountain “by the King at the suggestion of the monk from Phnom Penh.
The mountain, which is 700 meters in height, covers an area of 35,000 hectares. It is conveniently located in Phnom Sruoch District, Kampong Speu Province, and 120 km southwest of Phnom Penh. It can be reached by Nation Road No 4. The natural resort is decorated with a cascade, a hot grotto, a cool breeze, and many categories of pines imported from Japan.
Kirirom is a natural resort located at a height of 700 metres on a mountainside in Phnom Srouch District, Kampong Speu Province, 117km from Phnom Penh. This beautiful resort is set amidst pine trees and orchid flowers with a waterfall nearby.
Located at Phnom Sruoch district in the province of Kampong Speu, Kirirom National Park is established on a seven hundred meters hill covering an area of over thirty five thousand hectares in the Elephant Mountains. The name 'Kirirom' meaning Mountain of Joy was given to it by the King of Cambodia. Kirirom National Park, a high altitude plateau, is known for its unique high elevation pine forest, which forms the headwaters for numerous streams feeding Kampong Speu Town.
AMPE PHNOM RESORT
Is the natural and cultural resort locating at Tang Tonle Village and Ampe Phnom Village, So Por Tep Commune and Svay Kra Van Commune, Chbar Mon District in 48-Kilometer distance from Phnom Penh, then turning left more two kilometers. The resort has natural river with many big trees growing along it and the mountain foot, a rocking bridge linking from Tang Tonle Village to Ampe Phnom Village and an old pagoda on a hill where is the worshipping place for Cambodian people who go there during the traditional festivals.
At Ampe Phnom, tourists can enjoy swimming, walking through the rocking bridge and resting at the collages along the riverbank.
PREAH SORAMRITH KOSOMAK NATIONAL PARK
Locates at Dam Rey Phnom Village, Kirirum Commune, Phnom Srouch District in 117-Kilometer distance from Phnom Penh. The resort of Kirirum (the former Preah Kosomak town) is the natural resort having a 700-meter height mountain and special feature for tourists such as:
Enchanting forest full of pine trees with orchid flowers. Fresh air with humidity and fog Kirirum waterfall The national park where is well maintained.
PHNOM PREY KHMER RESORT
Is the natural resort locating Kram Pothi Village, Kram Pothi Commune, Phnom Souch District in 70-Kilometer distance from Phnom Penh or 22-Kilometer distance from the provincial town by the National Road No 4. The resort has small mountains linking each other and having roads, which can be accessible by cars from food to the top and from a mountain to a mountain. On the mountaintops and along the roads up, there are Kho Chos for tourists for resting and taking fresh air. The resort has no visitors to visit yet.
Locates at Phnom Te Village, Phnom Te Commune, Aural District in 126-kilometer distance from Phnom Penh or 70-Kilometer distance from the provincial town by the National Road No 4, then turning right more 76 Kilometers to Au Ral District. The Hot Spring has natural characteristics and locates in a forest in front of the mountain of Te. The water of Hot Spring has 70c temperature and comes out the ground for all seasons. The hot water of Hot Spring has small size in raining season and big size in dry season. Hot Spring is rare is Cambodia and expected to become a big spa for health rehabilitation in the future. OTHER INTERESTING PLACES
Classification: Operation of Sporting Facilities Location: Kdey Lavear Village, Tropeang Korng Commune, Sormrong Torng District Accessibility : 15km (18mn) From Provincial Town
Te Tuek Puos
Classification: Nature Wildlife and Preserves Location: Tasal Commune, Oral District Accessibility: 70km (1h:30mn) From Provincial Town