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Cambodia
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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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Travel Guides » Statistical facts about Cambodia

Country Conventional Name: Kingdom of Cambodia (Locally called Preahreacheanachak Kampuchea). In short by local: Kampuchea
Capital: Phnom Penh
Location: Southeast Asia, bordering by the Gulf of Thailand to the Southwest, Thailand to the North and West, Laos to the North, Vietnam to the East and South.
Climate - Tropical
Rainy Season: June to October
Cool Season: November to February
Hot Season: March to May
Monsoon season: May to November); Dry season (December to April) - Average Temperature: 27 degree Celsius
 
Size: 181,035 square kilometers, with coastal line of 443 km.
Population: 13,900,520
Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, and Chinese, Chams (Khmer Island), Hilltribes, Chinese constituted remaining 5%, Population growth rate: 2.49% (1999 est.)
Birth rate: 41.05 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)
Death rate: 16.2 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)
Military Age: 18 years of age
 
Religion: Officially Theravada Buddhism 95%; others Islam and Christianity
Language: Officially Khmer - others: English, French, Chinese and Vietnamese       Literacy: 35% of total population
 
Time: +7 GMT
Communication: Hand phone has become a necessity in Cambodia. Hand phone numbers start with 011, 012, 015, 016 or 018. Phone cards can be bought at hotels post offices and supermarkets for use at public phones.
Economy (Estimated): GDP: purchasing power parity—$7.8 billion (1998 est.),       Agriculture: 51%
Industry: 15%
Services: 34%
 
Inflation rate: 15% (1998)
Labor force: 2.5 million to 3 million
Labor force: agriculture 80%
Industries: rice milling, fishing, wood and wood products, rubber, cement, gem mining, textiles
Natural resources: Timber, gemstones, some iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential.