Cambodia Facts

 

Cambodia is Asia's fastest growing tourist destination. After about 35 years of non-stop war, this beautiful country is finally re-emerging from the darkness.
Cambodia has so much to offer to international travellers in terms of a rich cultural, natural and historical heritage. Not only are there the world renowned Angkor Wat complex and surrounding temples steeped in history and mystique. Relaxing tropical beaches, exotic indigenous flora and fauna, waterfalls, and tropical forests all await discovery.

 

There's never been a better time to experience one of the world's most exotic, mysterious and fascinating countries.

 

 

 

Country Name

Kingdom Of Cambodia

Population

14.8 million

National Motto

Nation - Religion - King

Land Area

181,035 km2

Capital

Phnom Penh

Government

Constitutional Monarchy

King

Norodom Sihamoni

Prime Minister

Hun Sen

Important/Major Cities

Siem Reap (gateway to the temples of Angkor), Sihanoukville (port and beach town), Battambang, Kompong Cham.

Languages

Khmer native language, English and French as second languages

Religion

Theravada Buddhism(95%), Islam(4%), Christianity, Animism

Currency

Riel (US$1=4000R). US dollars are as commonly used as Riel

Voltage

220v/50Hz

Time

GMT+ 7 hours

Country Code

+855

People

Khmer (90 to 95%), with the remainder being Chinese, Vietnamese, Cham or about one dozen other smaller ethnic groups.

Visa

US$20 for one month, issued at most borders and all airports