Penh

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Penh (Khmer: ពេញ), commonly referred to as Daun Penh (Khmer: ដូនពេញ; literally "Grandmother Penh" or "Old Lady Penh"), was a wealthy woman who is credited as having founded Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, in 1372 AD.[1]

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Her statue can be seen near Wat Phnom.

Statue of Lady Penh in Wat Phnom.

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