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Kampong Cham (city)

Full nameKampong Cham
Official nameKampong Cham
Native nameក្រុងកំពង់ចាម
Settlement typeCity
ProvinceKampong Cham
DistrictKampong Cham District
TypeCity municipality
Total Population63771 (2006)
Other information
Time zoneCambodia (UTC+7)

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Kampong Cham ( ) is the capital city of the Kampong Cham Province in eastern Cambodia. It is the third largest city in Cambodia with a population of 63,771 people (2006) and is located on the Mekong River. Kampong Cham is 124 kilometers northeast from Phnom Penh and can be reached by either boat or by asphalt road. It takes about 2.5 hours by vehicle or 2.5 hours by boat from Phnom Penh to the city of Kampong Cham. Its geographic location is 12.00°N, 105.46°E.

The city is subdivided into four khums and 31 phums.

Kampong means "the side of a river or any other water body" with Cham meaning Cham ethnicity of Champa. A similar Malay word "Kampung" means "village."

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