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Kompong Cham

Kompong Cham (kämˈpôngˈ chäm) [key], city (1971 est. pop. 35,000), capital of Kompong Cham prov., SE Cambodia, a port on the Mekong River. The third largest city in Cambodia, it has a large textile factory, built with aid from the People's Republic of China. Major irrigation projects, started after the revolution in 1975, have improved the area's agricultural production.

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