Phnom Penh Population

Khmer: Phnom Penh (/pnm pn, pnm -/;[6][7][8]  Phnum Pénh [pʰnomˈpɨɲ]) is the capital and most crowded city of Cambodia. Since the French protectorate of Cambodia, it has served as the capital and grown to become the nation's most important city and its economic, industrial, and cultural hub.

Phnom Penh took over from Angkor Thom as the Khmer nation's capital, but it was abandoned several times before King Norodom reestablished it in 1865. Textiles, pharmaceuticals, machine manufacturing, and rice milling were just some of the industries that made the city a processing center in the past. Its main resources, nonetheless, were social. Foundations of higher learning incorporated the Regal College of Phnom Penh (laid out in 1960 as Imperial Khmer College), with schools of designing, expressive arts, innovation, and horticultural sciences, the last option at Chamkar Daung, a suburb. The Royal University of Agronomic Sciences and the Agricultural School of Prek Leap were also in Phnom Penh.[9] The city's early 20th-century colonial French architecture, including Art Deco pieces, earned it the nickname "Pearl of Asia."[10] Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Sihanoukville are important international and domestic tourist destinations for Cambodia. The city, which was founded in 1372, is well-known for its historical attractions and architecture. It regained its status as the capital during the French colonial era in 1865. Following the fall of Angkor in 1434, it became the national capital and remained so until 1497.[11] Along the grand boulevards, there are a few surviving colonial-era buildings.

On the banks of the Tonlé Sap, Mekong, and Bassac Streams, Phnom Penh is home to multiple million individuals, around 14% of the Cambodian population.[4] The More prominent Phnom Penh region incorporates the close by Ta Khmau city and a few locale of Kandal province.[12]

Phnom Penh (lit. ' Penh's Slope') takes its name from the present Wat Phnom (lit. ' Slope Sanctuary') or from the previous Funan Realm, an old realm that existed from first to seventh century Promotion in Southeast Asia and the harbinger of the ongoing Cambodian government. In 1372, a wealthy widow named Penh is said to have discovered four bronze Buddha statues and a stone Vishnu statue in a Koki tree floating down the Tonlé Sap river[13]. Penh requested residents to raise the level of the slope upper east of her home and utilized the Koki wood to fabricate a sanctuary on the slope to house the four Buddha sculptures, and a place of worship for the Vishnu picture marginally lower down. The temple was formerly known as Wat Phnom Daun Penh, but it is now Wat Phnom, a 27-meter-tall hill.

Krong Chaktomuk Serei Mongkol was Phnom Penh's former official name (Khmer: , lit. ' Krong Chaktomuk (lit. "City of the Brahma's Faces"), in its abbreviated form City of Four Countenances"). The full name Krong Chaktomuk, given by King Ponhea Yat, is abbreviated as Krong Chaktomuk Mongkol Sakal Kampuchea Thipadei Serei Theakreak Bavar Intabat Borei Roat Reach Seima Moha Nokor [kɾoŋ catomuk mɔŋkɔl sakɑl kampuciətʰəpaɗəj serəj tʰeareaɓɑːʋɑː ʔenteapat ɓorəj rɔətʰariəcsəjmaː mɔhaːnɔkɔː]). This freely interprets as "The spot of four streams that brings the bliss and progress of Khmer Realm, the most noteworthy pioneer as well as invulnerable city of the God Indra of the extraordinary kingdom".[14]

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