In the Far East by Unknown Author

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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Book Details
Title: In the Far East: A Narrative of Exploration and Adventure in Cochin-China, Cambodia, Laos, and Siam
Author: Unknown Author
ISBN-10: 1332143865
ISBN-13: 978-1332143863
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Length: 216 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 0.50 inches
Weight: 10.4 ounces

 

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