Battambang, Prasat Banteay Sat is Cambodia's 2d-largest metropolis and the capital of Battambang Province, which changed into founded within the eleventh century.
it is the former capital of Monton Khmer and lies inside the heart of the Northwest of Cambodia. till the struggle years, in which almost each infrastructure was destroyed it was the leading rice-generating province of the country.
The name Battambang or Batdambang, literally means "loss of stick" regarding a legend of the Preah Bat Dambang Kranhoung (Kranhoung Stick King). The population is these days round 250,000 people. it is a riverside city, domestic to a number of the fine-preserved, French colonial architecture in the country. until currently Battambang become off the map for avenue travellers, however facilities have currently been advanced and it makes a brilliant base for travelling the close by temples, consisting of Phnom Banon and Wat Ek Phnom, in addition to the closedby villages. Banteay Sat Temple is one of the historic temples in the location and it's far one zero five kilometers, and takes time for about 2h, from Provincial metropolis. it is one of the historical sites and buildings. it's miles located in Koh Village, Kaoh Chiveang Commune, Aek Phnom District.