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Along the many tourist boats at the Pier

Tonle Sap Lake is the largest freshwater lake in south east asia that occupies 2,000 square kilometers during the dry season and 4,000 square kilometers in the wet season and is located just 8 kilometers south of siem reap

Largest Fishing Ground

althought the Mighty Mekong River runs into Cambodia, Cambodians catch more freshwater fish here at the tonle sap lake.

Floating Villages

there are many floating villages lying in the vicinity of the Tonle Sap Lake and these villages usually change locations and lie close to the shore during the rainy season as the waters of the tonle sap rises 4 meters on average. the villages have their own schools, police station, stores, temples and more

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  • Pros:Largest Lake of South East Asia
  • Cons:not much else to do
  • In a nutshell:Main Source of Freshwater Fish of Cambodia
  • Last visit to Phumi Tonle Sab: May 2012
  • Intro Written Jun 12, 2012
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