Kampot is a province next to the sea in the west of Cambodia; it is a potential site in the country. It has a town called Kampot, and its symbol is Durian Round About.
In the past, Kampot was under French colonial which make this place left a lot of historical buildings such as residential buildings, markets, cinemas, schools, roads, hospitals and so on; they are all the evidences showing clearly about the interesting views of French people in the place and especially is Bokor mountain which is an important tourism site; they made many historic buildings-catholic church and casino…etc.
Kampot located next to Kampong seyla and Prei nub districts of Shihanouk province in the west, Tram kok and Kiri vung districts of Takeo province in the east, Bor saed of Kampong speou in the north, and the sea in the west. The province is far away about 148 kilometres from capital city Phnom Penh; starting from Wat Phnom round about to Durian round about.
The province is potential in agriculture and tourism sites. The products of agriculture make Kampot very powerful such as peppers, rice, salt, and many fruits like durian, Savmao, coconut, and corn…etc. But the most tasty and popular fruit is durian that everyone called Kampot Durian. For the product of Kampot pepper is very famous and reconized by Europe unions that the pepper is the best product and good quality in the world. Nowadays, Kampot pepper is in many oversea markets such as European countries, America, Japan…etc. which is sponsored and used by a lot famous restaurants.
For the tourism site, Kampot is a well-known place for national and international tourists because the place has many attractions for meeting the requirements of people hobbies, both romantic and adventure tourisms. Kampot has got a small town which is very popular for both the local residents and the outside tourists because of the place located along the riverside which was designed by French architecture with a beautiful view and fresh air; it does not make the tourists disappointed when they reached there.
Talking about kinds of tourism, the province has the styles of nature and innovation. However, the natural tourism is the most popular in local because the place is the mountain range rich in forest, mangroves, seaside, waterfall, and many colorful landscapes being an attracting view for tourists. Beside this, the innovation tourism such as zoo, dams, farms, resorts and so on mostly create to be the requirement of a relaxed place for tourists.