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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.
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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
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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

Phnom Penh

Pnom Penh [ˈnomˈpen] NPhnom Penh m
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ANN members include Bangladesh's The Daily Star, Bhutan's Kuensel, Brunei's Brunei Press, Cambodia's The Phnom Phen Post and Ramsei Kampuchea, China's China Daily, Taiwan's The China Post, India's DataLeads and The Statesman, Indonesia's The Jakarta Post, Japan's The Japan News, Laos' Vientiane Times, Malaysia's Sin Chew Daily and The Star Online, Mongolia's Gogo Mongolia, Myanmar's Eleven Media Group, Nepal's The Kathmandu Post, Pakistan's Dawn, the Philippines' Philippine Daily Inquirer, Singapore's The Straits Times, South Korea's The Korea Herald, Sri Lanka's The Island, Thailand's The Nation and Vietnam's Vietnam News.
Port Moresby: BSP Finance (Cambodia) Plc was launched in Phnom Phen as settlement for purchase of 50% of existing asset finance in Cambodia had been completed in May 2017.
The Royal Academy of Cambodia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Confucius Institute in Phnom Phen to provide Mandarin classes for Tourism Ministry officials, students and tour guides.