in Pursat, Cambodia

Noteable things around
  • Angkor (Unesco heritage, 62 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.539 and 103.919 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 32' 19" and E 103° 55' 9"
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: 07:39 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Phnom_Penh
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:53 am and 6:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.550 and -76.071 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Pursat

Pursat in Pursat with it's 52,476 habitants is a town located in Cambodia about 95 mi (or 153 km) north-west of Phnom Penh, the country's capital town.

Time in Pursat is now 07:39 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Phnom Penh with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Pursat, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Cambodia is Kampong Chhnang Airport in a distance of 48 mi (or 77 km), South-East. 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 62 mi (or 100 km), North.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bakan, Phnum Kravanh, Moung Ruessei, Ta Loas and Baribour. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1008.5 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

30°C (86 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

27°C (81 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Cambodia 3: Phnom Penh to Pursat

Published: August 19, 2009
Length: 50:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: fatblueman

On day 2 we travel from Phnom Penh north to Pursat, and then on day 3 we get to work on a well dug by HOPE. HOPE Japan's homepage: http://www.hope.or.jp/en/index.php.

Voices of the Forest: Cambodia

Published: March 17, 2015
Length: 00:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: venicearts

In Cambodia, forest conflicts are putting the country's last major forests in jeopardy. Led by local leaders, villagers have united to sustain their remaining forests through minimizing illegal...

Went for walk with my friends

Published: October 06, 2011
Length: 06:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Keanveacha Keam

Woja to nie pokój

Published: April 09, 2014
Length: 06:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Grzegorz Brzostek

korespondent wojenny Negatyw.tv ,,BULLDOG" pół samobójcza misja ,,Never Winter Nights" Pozdrowienia z dżungli!


Published: February 02, 2015
Length: 15:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alex Taneda

Short film highlighting my humanitarian experiences with Hope International this past summer Filmed and edited by Alex Taneda Thanks to everyone that helped out! Check out this great organizatio...

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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.


Pursat is the capital of Pursat Province, Cambodia. Its name derived from a type of tree. It lies on the Stung Pouthisat River.

Located at 12.5333, 103.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provincial capitals in Cambodia, Populated places in Cambodia, Pursat Province

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 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cambodia, Pursat Province

Kandieng District

Kandieng District is a district in Pursat Province, Cambodia. The district capital is at Kandieng town located about 12 km from the Provincial capital Pursat.

Located at 12.5667, 104.033 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cambodia, Pursat Province

Sampov Meas District

Sampov Meas District is a district in Pursat Province, Cambodia. The provincial capital of Pursat is located within the district.

Located at 12.5333, 103.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 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 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Cambodia, Pursat Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Porsat, Poŭsăt, Pursat, Poŭthĭsăt