General Information about Cambodia
Cambodia is located in southest Asia between Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and the Gulf Of Thailand in the Indian Ocean. Cambodia has a population of just under 14,000,000 people with just over 2 milllion of these living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital and largest city. The official language of Cambodians is Khmer but French is also commonly spoken as well as some English. Cambodia's primary religion is Theravada Buddhism which is followed by 95% of the population.
Phnom Penh features many Buddist temples and monastries such as Silver Pagoda, Wat Ounalom and Wat Phnom. Angkor was the capital of the Khmer Empire from the 9th century to the 15 century and the Temples of Angkor are one of the most popular sites to visit in Cambodia especially the Angkor Wat temple built in the 12th century.
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Find Out About The Climate In Cambodia
Cambodia experiences a typical tropical climate with two main seasons of dry and monsoon. The dry season begins in November lasting up until April with temperatures rising as high as 40 degrees in April. Most of Cambodia's rainfall occurs between May and June as well as September and October. Winters are cool with January being the coolest month to visit. Visiting during late July and early October is not recommended due to seasonal flooding mainly in the region of Phnom Penh.
Geographical Information On Cambodia
The Kingdom of Cambodia which is also known as Kampuchea is the successor state of Khmer Empire which was the largest continuous empire of South East Asia. Brunei is set along the Indochinese penisnsula with its southern most points being located just 10-13 degrees north of the equator. Brunei has a coastline of 443 kilometres and has a total land area of 181,040 square kilometres and is seperated into 21 provinces. The highest peak in Cambodia is Phnum Aoral which measures over 1,810 metres.
Learn About The Economy In Cambodia
Cambodia's economy has suffered for many years mainly because of civil war for over thirty years. Because of this the economy of Cambodia is amongst the poorest in the world. The agricultural industry in Cambodia contributes over 35 percent to the economy and employs 75 percent of the population. Over fifity percent of the population in Cambodia is aged 20 year or younger with over 40 percent of the population living below the poverty line. The industry sector provides 30 percent of the economy including tourism, garments, rice milling and fishing. Cambodia mainly exports to Thailand, Hong Kong and China. The official currency of Cambodia is the Riel.
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