The City of Sihanoukville has special status as a Province and is therefore also known as Province of Kompung Sao or Kompung Som. The City honors His Highness Norodom Sihanouk, the father of the current King Norodom Sihamoní. Sihanoukville is also the first port of Cambodia and its limits are: North: province of Koh Kong. East: Kompot province. South: Gulf of Thailand. West: Gulf of Thailand, and province of Koh Kong.