Kompong Som,city, Cambodia: see SihanoukvilleSihanoukville
or Kompong Som
, city and seaport (1994 est. pop. 75,000), Sihanoukville prov., S Cambodia, on the Gulf of Thailand. Although a new city (completed 1960 and named in honor of Norodom Sihanouk), it is the principal deepwater port and commercial outlet of
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(also Sihanoukville), a city and port in Cambodia, on the Gulf of Siam. It is connected by railroad and highway with the capital of Phnom Penh. The port was built in the 1960’s and is accessible to oceangoing ships.
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