Phnom Penh


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Phnom Penh

 (pə-nôm′ pĕn′, nŏm′)
The capital and largest city of Cambodia, in the southern part of the country on the Mekong River. Founded in the 1300s, it became the capital of the Khmer after c. 1432 and the capital of Cambodia in 1867.

Phnom Penh

(ˌpnɒm ˈpɛn) or

Pnom Penh

n
(Placename) the capital of Cambodia, a port in the south at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers: capital of the country since 1865; university (1960). Pop: 1 174 000 (2005 est). Official transliteration: Phnum Péhn

Phnom

(or Pnom) Penh

(ˈnɒm ˈpɛn, pəˈnɔm)
n.
the capital of Cambodia, in the S part. 500,000.
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Noun1.Phnom Penh - the capital and largest city of KampucheaPhnom Penh - the capital and largest city of Kampuchea
Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
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Phnom Penh

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A third man was arrested on Thursday morning for his suspected involvement in a violent mob attack in Phnom Penh earlier this week, according to Kampong Thom Provincial Police.
com)-- On December 9, 2017 in the presence of over 3,000 guests, diplomats, tourism and culture experts, members of the Parliamentary Assembly for the Sustainable Development Goals, members of the Royal Government of Cambodia and of the Royal Parliament of Cambodia and European Council on Tourism and Trade delegates and many others high level guests attended the official ceremony for World Capital of Culture and Tourism handover for Phnom Penh has taken place.
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Emirates has launched of a new daily linked service from Dubai to Phnom Penh (PHN) in Cambodia, via Yangon in Myanmar, expanding its reach in Southeast Asia.
Phnom Penh: The first Emirates flight from Dubai to Phnom Penh landed here on Saturday evening, to the traditional welcome of a water salute from fire tenders.
Summary: The aircraft was greeted in Phnom Penh by a traditional water cannon salute upon arrival.
Soknim said the current real estate development projects in Phnom Penh are on land purchased several years ago.
PHNOM PENH (CyHAN)- Fugitive Cambodian property tycoon Sok Bun, who brutally attacked a former TV star in a heated argument at a Phnom Penh restaurant on July 2, returned to Cambodia from Singapore on Saturday to face justice, a Cambodian spokesman confirmed.
PHNOM PENH (TAP) - A helicopter crash during military training has killed five Cambodian soldiers and injured one other on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, on Monday morning, officials said.
It was decided that the CDRI would not collect consumer prices in Phnom Penh, the capital and major urban centre, as the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) was already collecting consumer prices there on a monthly basis.
Phnom Penh, Rabi'I 2, 1435, Jan 3, 2014, SPA -- Three people have been confirmed dead in Phnom Penh after Cambodian police opened fire on hundreds of protesters, local media reported.
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