Phnom Penh is the capital, largest city and most wealthy city in Cambodia. The city was first settled in 1372. It did not become very important untill Angkor fell to Siam, at that time the King of Cambodia moved the capital nearby to current day Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh itself was not official the capital of Cambodia until 1865.
Från Phnom Penh reseguide
9th January 2011
Day of sight seeing in Phnom Penh which, given its history, is not very cheerful. We started off at Cheoung Ek Killings fields, where about 20000 people were killed under the Khmer Rouge. They had uncovered ...
Posted in Kim and Danny 2011 by kimdanny