province of Cambodia
Sihanoukville Province or Preah Sihanouk Province is a province in Cambodia. The capital city is also named Sihanoukville. It has the only deep water port in Cambodia.
Khaet Preah Sihanouk
Preah Sihanouk Ville
|Coordinates: 10°37′24″N 103°31′30″E / 10.62333°N 103.52500°ECoordinates: 10°37′24″N 103°31′30″E / 10.62333°N 103.52500°E|
|City–municipality||22 November 1957|
|Province||22 December 2008|
|Named for||Norodom Sihanouk|
|• Total||1,938 km2 (748 sq mi)|
|Elevation||316 m (1,037 ft)|
|• Density||156/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||KH-18|
First established as Kampong Som, the province was later renamed in honor of former King Norodom Sihanouk. The province has Ream National Park, which includes the islands of Koh Thmei and Koh Seh.
- ↑ "History of Sihanoukville Province". sihanoukville.gov.kh. Sihanoukville Administration. Retrieved 18 August 2019.[not specific enough to verify]
- ↑ "CITIES AND PROVINCES OF CAMBODIA" (PDF). BLC. 1 June 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2015.