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  Preah Seihanu - TheBestLinks.com - Kampong Saom, Khmer, Norodom Sihanouk, Gulf of Thailand, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Preah Seihanu - TheBestLinks.com - Kampong Saom, Khmer, Norodom Sihanouk, Gulf of Thailand,...
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Sihanoukville (Khmer: Preah Seihanu), formerly known as Kampong Saom, is a port city in southern Cambodia on the Gulf of Thailand.
www.thebestlinks.com /Kampong_Saom.html   (123 words)

 Geography of Cambodia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These two ranges are bordered on the west by a narrow coastal plain that contains Kampong Saom Bay, which faces the Gulf of Thailand.
This area was largely isolated until the opening of the port of Kampong Saom (formerly called Sihanoukville) and the construction of a road and railroad connecting Kampong Saom, Kampot, Takev, and Phnom Penh in the 1960s.
From Kampong Cham the gradient slopes very gently, and inundation of areas along the river occurs at flood stage--June through November--through breaks in the natural levees that have built up along its course.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geography_of_Cambodia   (1567 words)

 Welcome to Cambodia
Phnom Penh, located at the junction of the Basak, the Mekong, and the Tonle Sab rivers, is the only river port capable of receiving 8,000-ton ships during the wet season and 5,000-ton ships during the dry season.
In 1980 some 180 Soviet dockworkers, having brought with them forklifts and trucks, were reportedly working at Kampong Saom as longshoremen or as instructors of unskilled Cambodian port workers.
According to official statistics, Kampong Saom had handled only 769,500 tons in the four prior years (1979 to 1983), a level that contrasted sharply with the port's peacetime capacity of about 1 million tons of cargo per year.
www.cambodiaportal.com /index.php?mymenu=travelandtours&submenu=transportations&submenutitle=Transportations   (800 words)

 AsiaFinest Discussion Forum -> Hi. I'm New!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
That is awesome to know that you were adopted by a Cambodian family.
Welcome to the forums! I wish I knew people that live in Kampong Saom but this summer I am going to visit Cambodia and probably stop by that province.
Kampong Saom is my birthplace, I visited there 3 times.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=7659   (949 words)

 Kampong Saom --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
More results on "Kampong Saom" when you join.
However, repair efforts begun in the 1990s made some progress.
Major highways connect Phnom Penh with neighboring countries and with Kampong Saom (Sihanoukville), the country's only seaport for oceangoing vessels, on the Gulf of...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9044505   (572 words)

 Cambodia - TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Railroads: Two routes of one-meter-gauge-track: Phnom Penh-Kampong Saom route, 260 kilometers long; Phnom PenhBatdambang -Sisophon route, 352 kilometers long; railroads disrupted during regime of Democratic Kampuchea but restored to service early 1980s.
Ports: Main seaport Kampong Saom, (Gulf of Thailand).
Main riverine port Phnom Penh, at junction of Tonle Sab, Mekong, and Basak rivers; minor ports (Gulf of Thailand) Ream and Kampot.
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 HistoryLink Essay:Seattle's Sister City Program -- A Snapshot History
The Sister City association adopted an orphanage and is building a new children's home there as its first project.
Kampong Saom, formerly Sihanoukville, Cambodia, November 24, 1999: Kampong Saom (population: 1987 estimate, 16.000) is situated on the Gulf of Thailand and is a principal deepwater port of southern Cambodia.
The port is connected by two major highways to Phnom Penh, the national capital.
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 VirtualTourist.com - DrewV's Kampong Saom Travel Page
Built in the 50's as Cambodia's only deep-water port and named for the king, Sihanoukville is the nation's beachfront resort.
Since Sihanouk had a little problem with collaborating with the French and later the Khmer Rouge, he fell out of favor during the Sen regime (curiously still happening).
The result was an official name change to the old name for the area: Kampong Saom.
members.virtualtourist.com /m/c383/1258ac   (396 words)

 Port of Sihanoukville (Kampong Saom), Cambodia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Kompong Saom (Sihanoukville) is Cambodia's only deep water seaport; it handles most of Cambodia's foreign trade.
A four-lane highway connects Phnom Penh with the seaport of Kompong Saom.
In rural areas, a majority of the population does not have access to potable water.
home.houston.rr.com /nugent/cambodia.html   (263 words)

 Sunrise and Sunset Times for Kampong Saom, Cambodia in Asia
Sunrise and Sunset Times for Kampong Saom, Cambodia in Asia
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Moon Rise Times and Lunar data for Kampong Saom, Cambodia
www.thesunrisetimes.com /Asia/Kampong_Saom,_Cambodia_.aspx   (67 words)

       Helicopters serve Koh Kong and Kampong Saom (Sihanoukville).
It goes from Kampong Saom (Sihanoukville), south of Phnom Penh, via Phnom Penh and Betdambang to Bangkok.
The other is actually much worse, being near the shore from where you get shot at.
www.geocities.com /bonita_aha/transportation.htm   (1375 words)

 business trip to Cambodia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Sihanoukville (Kampong Saom) – Sihanoukville or Kampong Saom is the countries main port.
It can be reached by road or by train from Phnom Penh.
Be sure to enjoy the fresh seafood restaurants along the beach and the fresh fruit available from vendors everywhere.
www.business-in-asia.com /cambodia_sv.html   (120 words)

 The world's top cambodian civil war websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
United States official documents give a figure of 79,959 sorties by B-52 and F-111 aircraft over the country, during which a total of 539,129 tons of ordnance were dropped, about 350 percent of the tonnage (153,000 tons) dropped on Japan during World War II.
Many of the bombs that fell in Cambodia struck relatively uninhabited mountain or forest regions; however, as declassified United States Air Force maps show, others fell over some of the most densely inhabited areas of the country, such as Siemreab Province, Kampong Chhnang Province, and the countryside around Phnom Penh.
Deaths from the bombing are extremely difficult to estimate, and figures range from a low of 30,000 to a high of 500,000.
dirs.org /wiki-article-tab.cfm/cambodian_civil_war   (2771 words)

 Kampong Saom - Destinations International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Kampong Saom - Destinations International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Home > Travel > Destinations International > Kampong Saom
Disadvantage: Becoming more developed, Agressive touts, not much to do in bad weather
www.dooyoo.co.uk /destinations-international/kampong-saom   (146 words)

 Capture and Release of SS Mayaguez by Kmer Rouge forces in May 1975
Captain Miller, of Fountain Valley, CA, stalled as long as he could, pretending not to understand, and telling his captors his radar was malfunctioning.
Finally, he was forced to follow the gunboat into Kampong Saom (Kompong Som, formerly Sihanoukville) on the mainland.
Around noon on May 13, the ship anchored off Kaoh Tang (Koh Tang or Kach Tang), a small island 30 miles off the Cambodian coast.
www.usmm.org /mayaguez.html   (1594 words)

 Cambodia Ports - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, ...
Cambodia has two major ports, Phnom Penh and Kampong Saom, and five minor ones.
It remains an important port for international commerce as well as for domestic communications.
Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -
www.photius.com /countries/cambodia/economy/cambodia_economy_ports.html   (214 words)

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