Kandal Province

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Kandal
កណ្ដាល
—  Province  —
Map of Cambodia highlighting Kandal Province
Country Template:Country data Cambodia
Capital Ta Khmau
Xukunka
 • Governor Mao Phirun (CPP)
Baaxadda
 • Guud ahaan 3,568 km2 (1,378 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 19th
Joogga 10 m (30 ft)
Tirada dadka (2008)
 • Guud ahaan 1,265,805
 • Rank Ranked 2nd
 • Tiro Badnaan 350/km2 (920/sq mi)
 • Heerka tiro badnaan Ranked 2nd
Human Development Index
 • HDI (2009) Green Arrow Up Darker.svg 0.653 (medium)
Saacad UTC+07
ISO 3166 code KH-8
Districts 11
Communes 146
Villages 1087


Kandal (Khmer: កណ្ដាល, "Central") is a province (khaet) of Cambodia located in the southeast portion of the country. It borders the provinces of Kampong Speu and Takeo to the west, Kampong Chhnang and Kampong Cham to the north, Prey Veng to the east, and shares an international border with Vietnam to the south. Its capital and largest city is Ta Khmao, which is 20 km south of Phnom Penh. Kandal is one of the wealthier provinces in the country.