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 (2010)[1]
 • Total 41,468
 • Rank Ranked 6th
Time zone Cambodia (UTC+7)

Kampong Cham (Khmer: ក្រុងកំពង់ចាម) is the capital city of Kampong Cham Province in eastern Cambodia. It is the 12th largest city in Cambodia with a population of 41,468 people (2010)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.

Administrative division[edit]

The city is subdivided into four sangkats and 32 villages.

Demographics[edit]

Politic[edit]

The indirect election of city council in 2014 give the presidentship to CPP which has won 11 out of the 15 seats in the city council. The rest were won by CNRP.

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

General Education[edit]

Higher Education[edit]

Culture[edit]

Cityscape and architecture[edit]

Sport[edit]

Transport[edit]

Water supply[edit]

Climate[edit]

his city has a tropical climate. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. This location is classified as Aw by Köppen and Geiger. The average annual temperature in Kampong Cham is 27.7 °C. Precipitation here averages 1722 mm.

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)[2]
Source #2: Weatherbase (humidity)[3]

Place to see[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 Census". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. 
  2. ^ "Climate: Kampong Cham". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "KAMPONG CHAM, CAMBODIA". Weatherbase. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 

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