Cambodia World Fact - Hostel in Europe


Cambodia Lying next to Thailand, Vietnam and Laos, this country is most known for its Mekong river that dominates the country. Cambodia is waiting for you to come and explore its fabulous heritage with beautiful temples, ruins and an landscape that is wild and untamed. Along the Gulf of Siam you can relax on the beach in the tropical sun, and try a fresh caught fish for dinner. That is how you enjoy life.

Area: 181.963 Km²
Population: 12.492.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 69 pop/Km²

System of government: Constitutional monarchy
Capital: Phnom Penh (920.000 pop.)
Major cities: Battambang 40.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Khmer 93%, Vietnamese 4%, Chinese 3%
Border countries: Thailand NORTH and WEST, Laos NORTH, Vietnam SOUTH and EAST

Principal mountains: Phnum Aôral 1771 m
Principal rivers: Mekong 510 Km (cambodian tract, total 4500 Km)
Principal lakes: Tonle Sap 1.800 Km²
Principal islands: Kaoh Kong
Climate: Monsoon tropical

Language: Khmer (official), French
Religion: Theravada Buddhist 95%
Currency: Riel (KHR)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 8/3, 13/4, 14/4, 15/4, 1/5, 1/6, 24/9, 23/10, 30/10, 31/10, 1/11, 9/11, 10/12
Dialling code: 00855
GMT: +7

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