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3. Territory & Jurisdiction | Thailand
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3.1 The Border Dispute over the Temple of Preah Vihear between Thailand and Cambodia

The Temple of Preah Vihear is an ancient sanctuary and shire built during the reign of the Khmer Empire situated on the borders of Thailand and Cambodia, between the Preah Vihear province of northern Cambodia and Sisaket province of North-eastern Thailand. The Temple is located on the Dangrek mountain range which roughly forms the boundary between both countries.

In 1904, France (Cambodia, the Fren…

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Jayangakula, Kitti, “3. Territory & Jurisdiction | Thailand”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_2087>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922

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