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This section covers many valuable resources on Cambodia such as the travel guides or tips to travelers. Some of the topics contain links to the other related sites of similar subjects. In certain topic, we include lists of useful contacting address for your information.

Cambodia
Fact File:
Country Name:  The Kingdom of Cambodia
Country Name in Khmer language: Kampuchea
Motto: Nation - Religion – King
Capital City: Phnom Penh
Language: Khmer (Cambodian). Some English, French.
Government: Multy-party democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Important/Major Cities: Siem Reap (Gateway to the temples of Angkor). Sihanoukville (port and beach town). Battambang, Kampong Cham.
Major Rivers/Lakes: Tonle Sap River, Mekong River, Bassac River, Tonle Sap Lake
Ethnic Groups: Khmer (90-95%), ethnic-Chinese, Cham, ethnic-Vietnamese, several ethnic-minorities in the northeast.
Boring Countries: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam
International Airports: Phnom Penh (PHN), Siem Reap (SEP)
Religion: Theravada Buddhism (95%), Islam, Christianity, Animism.
Population of Cambodia: 14.2 million (est.)
Land area of Cambodia: 181.035 km2
Land area of Siem Reap: 10.299 km2
Currency: Riel (US$1=4200R). US dollars are as commonly used as riel
Voltage: 220v/50Hz
Time: GMT +7 hours
Country Calling Code: 855
Internet LTD: kh
Business Hours: 7:30-11:30 / 2:00-5:00 Closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday.
 

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A Closer Look at Cambodia An Overview of Cambodia Equinox
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Travel Guides » Arts and Handicrafts

Cambodia is widely recognized as being associated with beautiful carvings though many of the artisans were executed during the Pol Pot regime. Cambodia is home to some of the most exquisite religious sculptures in the world, many of which command extraordinary prices on the world market. Woven silk products are highly popular as are basketry, gold and silverware, and all kinds of jewelry made from precious stones including the famous Pailin rubies. Also to be found are traditional musical instruments, paintings and ornate stone rubbings taken from the temples.

 
Related Sites on Khmer Arts
Cambodian Classical Dances (Recommended)
Interesting sites about Cambodian classical dances from history, costumes, musics and gestures.
 
Yatesweb Home (Recommended)
Arts, poetry, essays, digital photography, Cambodia & family trees
Cambodia Stamp, Perforate, Imperforate, Deluxe Sheet
Stamp collection of Khmer by George C. Baxley since 1951.
Cambodian Chess Games
Introduction, rules and setting of Cambodian Chess.
Khmer Ceramics
The ceramics of the Khmer empire are believed to have started being produced in the 9th Century. The ceramics are of extremely good quality and were produced in high volumes during the 11th and 12th centuries
 
Angkor Wat Sculpture
Offers sandstone antique replicas of statues found in Angkor Wat Temples in Cambodia - to discourage stolen statues (theft).