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Kampot

(kämpôt`), town, capital of Kampot prov., S Cambodia, on the Gulf of Thailand. It is a seaport on the Phnom Penh–Kompong Som RR and the center of the Cambodian pepper culture. Several agricultural projects were set up in Kampot after 1975.

Kampot

 

a city and shallow-water port in southern Cambodia, on the Gulf of Siam; administrative center of Kampot Province. Population, 12, 700 (1962). It is a transportation junction and is connected by a highway with the new port of Kompong Som. The city has a silk factory and food and sawmill enterprises. Kampot is the center of an important region producing black Cambodian pepper. Phosphates are extracted in the area.

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The plant, planned to be built in southwestern Kampot province, is estimated to cost $262 million, which is a joint venture with Siam City Cement Public Company Limited of Thailand.
15 to 18 and some cities and provinces - Phnom Penh City, Kampong Speu, Kandal, Takeo, Kampot, Preah Sihanouk, Kampong Thom, and Siem Reap provinces - could face the risk of flash floods," said the statement signed by Water Resources and Meteorology Minister Lim Kean Hor.
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Phnom Penh, Sha'ban 23, 1434, Jul 2, 2013, SPA -- A six-year-old girl from Cambodia 's Southwestern Kampot province died of Avian Influenza H5N1, bringing the death toll to nine and the number of the cases to 13 so far this year, a joint statement by the World Health Organization and Cambodian Health Ministry said Tuesday.
Kem Sokha was not present when the protesters approached his office as he had traveled to Kampot province to meet supporters.
The Cambodian Health Ministry and the World Health Organization released statements saying that the child was in contact with poultry recently in the southern province of Kampot.
A few lab technicians are needed to volunteer in the near future to train young lab technicians in a recently built hospital in Kampot.
The mild climate and rustic charm of Kep and Kampot along the coast of Cambodia encourage less-strenuous adventures, such as lounging in a chair at a riverside cafe or experiencing a beachside massage.
Construction on Cambodia's first oil refinery, located on 365 hectares in Sihanoukville and Kampot provinces, will begin in April and finish in 2014, the Post reported last month.
Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc (NYSE Amex: EGT), a US-based company that owns and leases electronic gaming machines to the gaming industry, has entered into a new casino development project in the Kampot province of Cambodia.
The aim of the trip is to focus on cultural exchange of music and theatre with the Rota volunteers, participating in daily lessons at Kampot Traditional Music School before taking part in a specially arranged musical performance.
65) We selected two provinces of Cambodia as the location for this study: Kampong Thom in the North and Kampot in the South.