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History [[Kampot]] became a regional administrative center with the status of a state border district as a result of the delimitation of the Kingdom of Cambodia under French colonial administration in 19th century. The Circonscription Résidentielle de Kampot contained the arrondissements of [[Kampot]], Sihanoukville (Kompong-Som), Trang and Kong-Pisey.In 1889 French colonial census reports a multi-ethnic community: [[Kampot]] town consisted of "Cambodian [Kampot]]" on the Prek-Kampot River ...
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