Kampot

Encyclopedia

kampot

town, southern Cambodia. Kampot is located near the mouth of the Koh Sla River. In the 19th century it was the country's chief port, but this function was taken over in the 1950s by Kampong Saom. It is connected to Phnom Penh, the national capital, and to Kampong Saom (Sihanoukville) by a national highway route and a rail line. The town contains a textile mill.

Learn more about Kampot with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: kampong
Next Definition: kamprad, ingvar
Words Near: kampot
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for kampot
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing kampot
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Searches
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;