Kampot (town)

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Kampot
ក្រុងកំពត
Town
A street in Kampot
A street in Kampot
Kampot is located in Cambodia
Kampot
Kampot
Coordinates: 10°36′N 104°10′E / 10.600°N 104.167°E / 10.600; 104.167
Country  Cambodia
Province Kampot Province
District Kampot District
Government
 • Type City Municipality
 • Mayor H.E. Neak Sovannary
Population (1998)
 • Total 39,186
Time zone Cambodia (UTC+7)

Kampot (Khmer: ក្រុងកំពត, "Krong Kampot") is the capital of Kampot Province in southern Cambodia. The city is a quiet riverside town just a few kilometers from the Gulf of Thailand. Kampot is well known for its famous black pepper, which is widely available in Cambodia. The town is also famous for its Kampot fish sauce[1] and durian.[2]

Tourism[edit]

Kampot is the base for trips up the Dâmrei and Bokor Mountains.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Trade Promotion Department. "Cambodia Fish Sauce (Kampot)". Cambodian Top Ten Products. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Trade Promotion Department. "Kampot Durian". Cambodian Top 10 Products. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 

Coordinates: 10°36′N 104°10′E / 10.600°N 104.167°E / 10.600; 104.167