Kampot Overview

Kampot (Khmer: ក្រុងកំពត, "Krong Kampot") is the capital of Kampot Province in southern Cambodia. The city is a quiet riverside town just a few kilometers from the Gulf of Thailand. Kampot is well known for its famous black pepper, which is widely available in Cambodia. The fresh climate and soil type of Kampot, as well as the experience of several generations of pepper farmers make this pepper unique and much sought-after by gourmets worldwide. The town is also famous for its Kampot fish sauce and durian.