Excerpt from In the Far East: A Narrative of Exploration and Adventure in Cochin-China, Cambodia, Laos, and Siam:
A considerable portion of the Indo-Chinese peninsula is occupied by the extensive country of Cambodia, or Camboja, known to the natives as Kan-pou-chi. It extends from lat. 8° 47' to 15° N., along the basin of the Mekong, Makiang, or Cambodia river; and is bounded on the north by Laos; on the south, by the Gulf of Siam and the China Sea; on the east, by Cochin-China; and on the west, by Siam.
Formerly it was independent; but since 1809 it has been included within the empire of Annam, except the province of Battabang, which belongs to the kingdom of Siam.
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|Title:||In the Far East: A Narrative of Exploration and Adventure in Cochin-China, Cambodia, Laos, and Siam|
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