Penh (Khmer: ពេញ), commonly referred to as Daun
ដូនពេញ; literally "Grandmother Penh" or "Old Lady Penh"),
was a wealthy woman who is credited as having founded Phnom Penh, the
capital of Cambodia, in 1372 AD.
Her statue can be seen near Wat Phnom.
Statue of Lady
Penh in Wat Phnom.
^ History of
Phnom Penh City
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