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Map of Southeast Asia showing Angkor and other sites


This map show the location of Angkor, the Khmer ceremonial center embedded in the jungles of Cambodia, along the Tonle Sap River, a tributary of the Mekong. Both the Mekong and the Salween Rivers originate in the Himalayan Plateau of Tibet, providing long term cultural links between the different regions.

Great Buddhist temple complexes and reservoirs at Angkor served large populations who flourished here between the 9th and 15th centuries AD. The ancient Khmer ceremonial precincts were centered at Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.

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[Fig.1: Map of Southeast Asia]

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