Kampong Cham (city)

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Kampong Cham
ក្រុងកំពង់ចាម
City
Kizuna Bridge
Kampong Cham is located in Cambodia
Kampong Cham
Kampong Cham
Location of Kampong Cham, Cambodia
Coordinates: 11°59′13.3″N 105°27′43.3″E / 11.987028°N 105.462028°E / 11.987028; 105.462028Coordinates: 11°59′13.3″N 105°27′43.3″E / 11.987028°N 105.462028°E / 11.987028; 105.462028
Country  Cambodia
Province Kampong Cham
District Kampong Cham District
Government
 • Type City municipality
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 118,242
Time zone Cambodia (UTC+7)

Kampong Cham (Khmer: ក្រុងកំពង់ចាម) is the capital city of Kampong Cham Province in eastern Cambodia. It is the sixth largest city in Cambodia[2] with a population of 63,771 people (2006)[3] 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 connected to the district of Tbong khmum by the Kizuna bridge, the first in Cambodia to span the Mekong.

The city is subdivided into four khums and 31 phums.


Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kampong Cham, Cambodia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35
(95)
37
(99)
38
(100)
39
(102)
37
(99)
36
(97)
37
(99)
35
(95)
34
(93)
34
(93)
33
(91)
35
(95)
39
(102)
Average high °C (°F) 31.5
(88.7)
32.9
(91.2)
34.1
(93.4)
34.7
(94.5)
33.5
(92.3)
32.2
(90)
31.4
(88.5)
31.5
(88.7)
31.1
(88)
30.8
(87.4)
30.8
(87.4)
30.7
(87.3)
32.1
(89.78)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.1
(79)
27.4
(81.3)
29.5
(85.1)
29.7
(85.5)
29.1
(84.4)
28.1
(82.6)
27.6
(81.7)
27.7
(81.9)
27.4
(81.3)
27.1
(80.8)
26.7
(80.1)
26.1
(79)
27.71
(81.89)
Average low °C (°F) 20.8
(69.4)
21.9
(71.4)
25.0
(77)
24.8
(76.6)
24.7
(76.5)
24.1
(75.4)
23.9
(75)
24.0
(75.2)
23.8
(74.8)
23.5
(74.3)
22.7
(72.9)
21.5
(70.7)
23.39
(74.1)
Record low °C (°F) 10
(50)
10
(50)
18
(64)
20
(68)
20
(68)
21
(70)
20
(68)
21
(70)
21
(70)
18
(64)
16
(61)
11
(52)
10
(50)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4
(0.16)
5
(0.2)
33
(1.3)
86
(3.39)
242
(9.53)
228
(8.98)
224
(8.82)
271
(10.67)
263
(10.35)
247
(9.72)
106
(4.17)
12
(0.47)
1,721
(67.76)
Average relative humidity (%) 67 66 66 68 76 79 79 81 83 81 76 72 74.5
Source #1: Climate-Data.org (temp & precip)[4]
Source #2: Weatherbase (humidity)[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 Census". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. 
  2. ^ Tourism Cambodia
  3. ^ travelsradiate.com, stats implemented from Geonames
  4. ^ "Climate: Kampong Cham". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "KAMPONG CHAM, CAMBODIA". Weatherbase. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 

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