Cardamom and Elephant Mountains

Cardamom and Elephant Mountains is a region of and includes the provinces of Battambang, Koh Kong, Pursat, Kampong Speu, Kampot, Kep, Pailin and Sihanoukville.
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Popular Destinations

with about 150,000 people, is 's second most populous city, and a popular tourist destination due to the nearby ancient temples, the circus, and the bamboo railway. Photo: Milei.vencel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, formerly Kompong Som, is a seaside town in . Photo: Lkcl it, CC BY 2.0.

Province is in the Cardamom and Elephant Mountains region of Cambodia. Photo: Brett epic, CC BY 2.5.

is a relaxed riverside town in southeast . Photo: Haros, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is the capital of western 's Province. Photo: Sotheaboth, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, or Krong Khemarak Phoumin, is the capital of Province in Cardamom Mountains. Photo: gbuschner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small seaside town in , popular with lots of Cambodian beachgoers and a fair number of international visitors, who come not just for the beach but also for the dense forest you can hike through on the hill behind the town. Photo: Bnottelm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chbar Mon, previously , is the main town of Province in the Cardamom and Elephant Mountains region of .

, is the second largest island of . Photo: Treehill, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Preah Monivong is in . Its main feature is an old French hill station at 1,080 m which can be visited as a day trip from or . Photo: Franz Xaver, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, or Koh Rong Sanloem, is an island off the coast of . Photo: Wikirictor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

,Koh Russey or Bamboo Island is one of a group of small islands in the Gulf of Thailand, located about 4.5 km off the coast of city in southern .

The commune is deep within the Cardamom and Elephant Mountains in Koh Kong Province, southwest .

Cardamom and Elephant Mountains

Latitude of center
12° or 12° north
Longitude of center
103.25° or 103° 15' east
650 metres (2133 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Basque: Kardamomo mendiak
  • Belarusian: Кардамонавы горы
  • Belarusian: Кравань
  • Catalan: Muntanyes Cardamom
  • Cebuano: Chuŏr Phnum Krâvanh
  • Chinese: 豆蔻山脉
  • Czech: Kardamomové hory
  • Czech: Kardamonové hory
  • Dutch: Cardamom Mountains
  • Dutch: Kardamomgebergte
  • English: Cardamom Mountains
  • Estonian: Kardemonimäed
  • Estonian: Kravanhi mäed
  • Estonian: Krâvanhi mäed
  • Finnish: Cardamon-vuoret
  • Finnish: Chuor Phnom Kravanh
  • Finnish: Kravanhvuoret
  • Finnish: Krâvanhvuoret
  • French: Chaîne des Cardamomes
  • French: chaîne des Cardamones
  • Georgian: კარდამონის მთები
  • German: Chuor Phnom Krâvanh
  • German: Kardamom-Berge
  • German: Kardamom-Gebirge
  • German: Kardamomgebirge
  • Hebrew: הרי קארדאמום
  • Hungarian: Kardamom-hegység
  • Hungarian: Krâvanh-hegység
  • Indonesian: Pegunungan Cardamom
  • Italian: Monti Cardamomi
  • Japanese: カルダモン山脈
  • Khmer: ជួរភ្នំក្រវាញ
  • Lithuanian: Kardamono kalnai
  • Lithuanian: Kravanis
  • Malayalam: കാർഡമം മലനിരകൾ
  • Norwegian: Krâvanhfjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kardemommefjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kravanhfjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Krâvanh-fjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Krâvanhfjellene
  • Polish: Góry Kardamonowe
  • Portuguese: Montanhas Cardamom
  • Portuguese: Montanhas Cardamomo
  • Portuguese: Montanhas de Cardamom
  • Russian: Кардамоновы Горы
  • Russian: Кардамоновы горы
  • Russian: Кравань
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kardamonske planine
  • Spanish: Montes Cardamomo
  • Spanish: Montes Cardamomos
  • Spanish: Montes Cardamomo y Elefante
  • Swedish: Chuŏr Phnum Krâvanh (bergskedja)
  • Swedish: Chuŏr Phnum Krâvanh
  • Tamil: ஏல மலைகள்
  • Ukrainian: Кравань
  • Vietnamese: Phnom Kravanh
  • Cardamom và dãy núi voi
  • Chaîne des Cardamones
  • Chuor Phnum Kravanh
  • Kardemummavuoret
  • Monti Cardamomi e Dâmrei
  • Monts des Cardamomes

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