Phnom Penh, also spelled Pnom Penh or Phom Penh, Khmer Phnum Pénh, capital and chief city of Cambodia. It lies at the confluence of the Basăk (Bassac), Sab, and Mekong river systems, in the south-central part of the country.
What is the capital of Cambodia today?
Phnom Penh The capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh, which was founded 1434. Phnom Penh has been the capital since 1865.
How do you pronounce the capital of Cambodia?
Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia, and also the countrys largest city. It is likely on your travels that you will pass through this hub in the south, and therefore important that you pronounce it correctly when making your way there. Phnom Penh is pronounced pa-NOM pen.
What is the old capital of Cambodia?
Phnom Penh Once known as the Pearl of Asia, it was considered one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indochina in the 1920s .Phnom Penh.Phnom Penh រាជធានីភ្នំពេញ Réachthéani Phnum PénhCountryCambodiaSettled5th centuryFounded1372Capital status1434–149728 more rows
Does Cambodia have a language?
Khmer language, also called Cambodian, Mon-Khmer language spoken by most of the population of Cambodia, where it is the official language, and by some 1.3 million people in southeastern Thailand, and also by more than a million people in southern Vietnam.