Geography of Kampuchea-Krom

Kampuchea-Krom literally means “the lower land of Kampuchea.” “Krom” in Khmer also means “below” to indicate “Southern” part of Cambodia. Kampuchea-Krom was the southernmost territory of the Khmer Empire, and was once known as Cochinchina (French). It covers an area of 67,700 km2 with Cambodia to the North, the Gulf of Thailand to the West, the South China Sea to […]