It was a temple complex built by the Khmer civilization. .
Angkor Wat is located in Cambodian, Southeast Asian Nation. Angkor Wat is a complex temple that was built during t…he king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. hard mud was used to build this temple. Angkor Wat was a capital of Khmer Empire of the 12 century . Angkor Wat was a place for kings practiced their religious believed, like church of Christian. Around 1431, Ayutthayan (Thai) invaders sacked the Khmer capital, causing its population to migrate south to the area of Phnom Penh. In 2007, an international team of researchers using satellite photographs and other modern techniques concluded that Angkor had been the largest preindustrial city in the world , with an elaborate system of infrastructure connecting an urban sprawl of at least 1000 square kilometres to the well-known temples at its core. Today, Angkor Wat is one of the 7 wonders of the world. On January 18, 2003, a famous Thai actress, Suvanant Kongying claimed that Angkor Wat is rightfully belonged to Thailand. Then Thai TV broadcasting in Cambodia was banned. ( Full Answer )