Plan of the central area of the Angkor Park showing Angkor Thom and the Eastern Baray reservoir. The 12th century city covered an area of over 100 Sq Kms with a population of over 1 million. At its core, the Great City, of Angkor Thom, is contained with high walls with huge faces carved in the gateways. The walls extend 3 kilometers square with a defensive moat reputed to be full of crocodiles. Angkor Wat; the Worlds largest religious building covers one and a half square Kms and contains more stone than was used to build the great pyramid of Giza.
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