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Phnom Penh - Once the Pearl of the Orient, One of Sam's Exotic Travels

Phnom Penh is the largest, most populous and capital city of Cambodia, and is located in the south-central region of Cambodia, at the confluence of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers. Once known as the Pearl of Asia in the 1920s, Phnom Penh is a significant global and domestic tourist destination for Cambodia.  Phnom Penh is renowned for its traditional Khmer and French influenced architecture, along with its friendly people.  It is also the commercial, political and cultural hub of Cambodia and is home to 1 million of Cambodia's population of 11.4 million.  Phnom Penh is located in the south-central region of Cambodia, at the confluence of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia

Bird and Silver Pagoda, Royal Palace, Phnom Penh Cambodia   Phnom Penh Cambodia temple in the moonlight - the flying fortresses give the appearance of raised elephant trunks  Sunset Silhouettes - Phnom Penh from Tonle Sap River

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