Kampong Thom is a territory situated at the main issue of Kingdom of Cambodia. The territory has an aggregate land zone of 15,06 square kilometers separated into 8 areas, 81 collectives and 737 towns. The area fringe in the North with Preah Vihear and Siem Reap, toward the East with Kratie, toward the South with Kampong Cham and toward the West with Kampong Chhnang. From Phnom Penh to Kampong Thom is around 168 km by means of national street number 6. Its capital is called Kampong Thom, which was expand on the banks of the Stung Sen River.
Kampong Pos Thom was the first name of the present called Kampong Thom. Since initially long time prior, at the dock of the Sen River alongside a major normal lake, there was a major give in with a couple of huge snakes inside. The general population living around this zone as a rule saw these huge snakes vanished, and the general population of that territory called it Kampong Pos Thom. At that point, just short words Kampong Thom. Amid the French state in Cambodia, the French led and separated Cambodia domain into regions, and named them as per the talked expressions of the general population Kampong Thom Province. The commonplace capital Kampong Thom is another clamoring town on the banks of the Stung Sen River. The region is separated into two sections:
Eastern piece of National Road 6: Cover 70% surface comprising of woods and levels, which are rich in characteristic assets for a decent and gainful farming, ranger service and creature cultivation.
Western piece of Nation Road 6: Cover 30% surface comprising of plain range stretching out to the well known Tonle Sap Lake. The range is one of the best regions in Cambodia for rice development and angling to bolster the necessities of the territory and to moreover send out them to other region or Countries. Two of the three centers zones in Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve are situated in Kampong Thom: Boeng Chhmar(14,560 hectares), and Stung Sen (6,355 hectares); Kampong Thom is a territory, rich in tourism possibilities to draw in national and universal travelers, for example, the intriguing lakes, streams, Forests, mountains and more than 200 antiquated sanctuaries. Kampong Thom is likewise one of the biggest makers of cashew nuts in Cambodia, with 6,371 hectares under generation.