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The nothwest of this region, centred on [[Battambang]], can be reached via National Highway 5, which runs from [[Poipet]], via [[Battambang]] to [[Phnom Penh]]. It is also accessible from [[Chantaburi]] in [[Thailand]] via the Phsar Prom/Ban Pakard border crossing on National Highway 57, which runs via [[Pailin]].
 
The nothwest of this region, centred on [[Battambang]], can be reached via National Highway 5, which runs from [[Poipet]], via [[Battambang]] to [[Phnom Penh]]. It is also accessible from [[Chantaburi]] in [[Thailand]] via the Phsar Prom/Ban Pakard border crossing on National Highway 57, which runs via [[Pailin]].
  
The coastal region-[[Sihanoukville]], [[Kampot]] and [[Kep]]-is most easily reached from [[Phnom Penh]].
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The coastline is linked by two paved roads to [Phnom Penh]];
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National Highway 3, running from [[Phnom Penh]] to [[Kampot]]
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National Highway 4, running from [[Phnom Penh]] to [[Sihanoukville]]
  
Koh Kong at the south of the mountain region is connected to [[Trat]] in [[Thailand]] and to [[Sihanoukville]]. Reaching the northern mountain region from [[Koh Kong]] is possible but represents more of an adventure than a transport connection.
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The coastline is also linked with [[Trat]] in [[Thailand]] to the west;
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National Highway 48, running from [[Koh Kong]] and joining National highway 4 north of [[Sihanoukville]].
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Reaching the northern mountain region from [[Koh Kong]] is possible but represents more of an adventure than a transport connection.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:30, 10 March 2012

Cardamom and Elephant Mountains is a region of Cambodia and includes the provinces of Battambang, Koh Kong, Pursat, Kampong Speu (or Kampong Spoe), Kampot, Kep, Pailin and Sihanoukville.

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One of the least developed regions of the country, the mountain areas suffer from poor infrastructure and remain heavily mined. The coastal areas around Sihanoukville are being actively developed for tourism but as yet remain largely unspoilt and still offer peaceful beaches.

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The nothwest of this region, centred on Battambang, can be reached via National Highway 5, which runs from Poipet, via Battambang to Phnom Penh. It is also accessible from Chantaburi in Thailand via the Phsar Prom/Ban Pakard border crossing on National Highway 57, which runs via Pailin.

The coastline is linked by two paved roads to [Phnom Penh]]; National Highway 3, running from Phnom Penh to Kampot National Highway 4, running from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville

The coastline is also linked with Trat in Thailand to the west; National Highway 48, running from Koh Kong and joining National highway 4 north of Sihanoukville.

Reaching the northern mountain region from Koh Kong is possible but represents more of an adventure than a transport connection.

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