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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–Sihanoukville RR and the center of the Cambodian pepper culture. Several agricultural projects were set up in Kampot after 1975.
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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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