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Cambodia, or in English (Cambodia) It is a country located southeast of the Asian continent, and the geographical region in which it is located from the continent of Asia is the Indochina Peninsula, where it is located in relation to this region in the southern side. Cambodia overlooks the Gulf of Thailand that connects to the South China Sea, as it has long coasts on this Gulf, occupying a large part of its eastern coast. Many of the islands and archipelagos in the Gulf of Thailand belong to Cambodia. Cambodia was previously known as Kampuchea.

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia

The official capital of Cambodia is the city of Phnom Penh, or Phnom Penh, and it is called in English (Phnom Penh), And is called the Khmer Cambodian language (ភ្នំពេញ). The city of Phnom Penh is the central capital of Cambodia, it is the political, administrative and economic center in Cambodia, and it is the largest city in terms of population and population density. The climate in Phnom Penh is tropical, hot, with temperatures throughout the year 22 to 35 degrees.

Phnom Penh city website

Phnom Penh is located on the banks of the Mekong River, Lake Tonle Sap or Tonle Sap which is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, and the Mekong River exiting China, and passes through Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and empties into the Sea of ​​China Southern, and this river is the seventh longest river in the continent of Asia, with a length of approximately 4,350 km, or 2703 miles.
Phnom Penh is located in the south of Cambodia, and this city itself constitutes an independent special administrative region, as it does not belong to any of Cambodia’s 24 provinces. Cambodia is divided administratively into 25 departments. The city of Cambodia is surrounded on all sides by a province called Kandal, or in English (Kandal), This province is the eighteenth county in terms of the sequential arrangement of Cambodia’s provinces.

The area of ​​the city of Phnom Penh

The city of Phnom Penh spans an area of ​​678.46 km2, or 261.95 sq mi. Its average height above sea level is 11.89 meters. The city of Phnom Penh is the largest city in Cambodia in terms of population, as its population exceeds 2 million people, as its population reached precisely according to 2012 estimates (2,301,725) people, and this number constitutes approximately 15.1% of the total population of Cambodia, which is ( 15,205,539) inhabitants according to 2013 estimates. With regard to population density in the city of Phnom Penh, it is the largest city in Cambodia in terms of population density, with a population density of approximately 3393 people per square kilometer.

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