Sihanoukville Province

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Sihanoukville Province

ខេត្តព្រះសីហនុ
Khaet Preah Sihanouk

Preah Sihanouk Ville
Ochheuteal Beach
Ochheuteal Beach
Map of Cambodia highlighting Sihanoukville Province
Map of Cambodia
highlighting Sihanoukville Province
Coordinates: 10°37′24″N 103°31′30″E / 10.62333°N 103.52500°E / 10.62333; 103.52500Coordinates: 10°37′24″N 103°31′30″E / 10.62333°N 103.52500°E / 10.62333; 103.52500
CountryCambodia
City–municipality22 November 1957[1]
Province22 December 2008
Named forNorodom Sihanouk
CapitalSihanoukville Municipality
Area
 • Total1,938 km2 (748 sq mi)
Elevation
316 m (1,037 ft)
Population
 (2019 census)
 • TotalIncrease 302,887
 • Density156/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneICT
Postcode
18000
Dialing code034
ISO 3166 codeKH-18
Districts4
Communes26
Villages108[2]
Websitesihanoukville.gov.kh

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.

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.

Districts[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "History of Sihanoukville Province". sihanoukville.gov.kh. Sihanoukville Administration. Retrieved 18 August 2019.Template:Nonspecific
  2. "CITIES AND PROVINCES OF CAMBODIA" (PDF). BLC. 1 June 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2015.