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The capital of Oddar Meanchay Province, [[Samraong]] is a regional hub that travellers in hinterland [[North-western Cambodia]] will pass through or use as a base. It is also the [[Cambodia| Cambodian]] town nearest the O'Smach/Chong Chom border crossing with Thailand.
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The capital of Oddar Meanchay Province, [[Samraong]] is a regional hub that travellers in hinterland [[North-western Cambodia]] will pass through or use as a base. It is also the [[Cambodia| Cambodian]] town nearest the O'Smach/Chong Chom border crossing with [[Thailand]].
  
 
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Revision as of 10:51, 4 March 2012

Samraong is a city in North-western Cambodia.

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Understand

The capital of Oddar Meanchay Province, Samraong is a regional hub that travellers in hinterland North-western Cambodia will pass through or use as a base. It is also the Cambodian town nearest the O'Smach/Chong Chom border crossing with Thailand.

Get in

Unpaved highway 56 runs west from Samraong, to Sisophon via Banteay Chhmar.

Highway 68 is now paved and heads south, linking the town with Kralanh on National Highway 6 and hence Siem Reap

There is also a road heading east to Anlong Veng

Paramount Angkor Transport serves the town with buses.

There is a border crossing with Thailand at O'Smach, about 35 km north.

Get around

See the town on foot. Motodops are willing to drive to the border.

See

The town offers little except a glimpse of provincial Cambodian life.

Do

Recover from or prepare for the onslaught of back-country travel: laundry, internet and ATM are available.

Buy

Acleda Bank has an ATM in the big, grey office building which dominates the town.

Eat

The usual Khmer stuff. Try the market.

Drink

Sleep

There are several guesthouses and hotels on the main street.

Contact

There is an internet cafe on the main street next to the bus office. $0.75 /hr.

Get out


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