Bakan
in Pursat, Cambodia

Noteable things around
  • Angkor (Unesco heritage, 59 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.576 and 103.765 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 34' 33" and E 103° 45' 54"
Currency and Currency Code:
Riels - KHR
Spoken languages:
Central Khmer, French, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:31 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Phnom_Penh
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:20 am and 6:13 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.566 and -76.241 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pueblo Viejo
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Cambodia in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Cambodia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Cambodia. Last Update: 2021-02-27 08:32:48

Delve into Bakan

Bakan in Pursat is located in Cambodia about 105 mi (or 168 km) north-west of Phnom Penh, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bakan is now 02:31 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Phnom Penh with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Bakan, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Cambodia is Battambang Airport in a distance of 51 mi (or 82 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Angkor in a distance of 59 mi (or 96 km), North.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bakan, Pursat, Phnum Kravanh, Moung Ruessei and Ta Loas. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 37°C / 98 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 24%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 28th of February 2021

36°C (97 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 1st of March 2021

36°C (97 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Tuesday, 2nd of March 2021

35°C (95 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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ដំណើរផ្សងព្រេង តាមជួរភ្នំក្រវាញ

Published: July 31, 2018
Length: 17:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: sodalinchea beauty travel

ជាតំបន់ទឹកធ្លាក់ តាមជ្រលងថ្ម ដែលមានឈ្មោះថា ទឹកធ្លាក់ឆាយប្រុយ ខេត្តពោ...


Road to beautiful place in Cambodia

Published: November 02, 2018
Length: 44:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Christopher CJ

Posat #Cambodia #N55.


Amazing waterfall Chrork La Eang Clip 1 - រម្មណីដ្ឋានទឹកធ្លាក់ច្រកល្អៀង ១

Published: May 20, 2019
Length: 44:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KhmerFish

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Bakan District

Bakan District is a district in Pursat Province, Cambodia. The district capital is at Trapeang Chong located on National Highway 5 around 15 kilometres north of the provincial capital at Pursat town. According to the 1998 Census, Bakan is made up of 10 communes and 156 villages. The population of the district was 121,229 persons in 22,494 households at the time of the census. Bakan is the most populous district in Pursat province.

Located at 12.6, 103.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cambodia, Pursat Province

Wat Bakan

Wat Bakan or Bakan Pagoda is a pagoda in Bakan District of Pursat Province in Cambodia. It is one of the oldest active pagodas in the country. The Buddhist Institute of Cambodia notes that the original pagoda is over 800 years old and has been in continuous use as a temple. It is regarded as one of the holiest sites in Cambodian Buddhism. Parts of the original pagoda can still be seen around a small mound behind the vihear of the main temple.

Located at 12.5667, 103.767 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Cambodia, Pursat Province

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bakan.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Khum Bakan, Phum Bakao, Phumĭ Bakan, Bakan, ភូមិ បាកាន, Phum Bakan