Historical Documents: Maps of Phnom Penh from 1890 to 1994

Urban Expansion of Phnom Penh 1890 to 1994 ©Aruna technology

 

The above maps show the urban development and the city fabric expansion from 1890 to 1994. It can be noticed that the most rapid expansion period is from 1943 to 1968, which is the period of post-colonial rule and the rise of the New Khmer Movement. The development in the period found the basic form of Phnom Penh.

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