Located in the continent of Asia, Cambodia covers 176,515 square kilometers of land and 4,520 square kilometers of water, making it the 90th largest nation in the world with a total area of 181,035 square kilometers.
Cambodia became an independent state in 1953, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of Cambodia is 14,952,665 (2012) and the nation has a density of 85 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Cambodia is the Riel (KHR). As well, the people of Cambodia are refered to as Cambodian.
The dialing code for the country is 855 and the top level internet domain for Cambodian sites is .kh.
To learn more, visit our detailed Cambodia section.
|Density||84.7 / km2 ( 219.4 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Phnom Penh (Phnom Penh)|
|GDP||16,709,432,403 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,117 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||176,515 km2 (68,153 mi2)|
|Water Area||4,520 km2 (1,745 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Viet Nam, Thailand, Laos|
What is the capital of Cambodia?
Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia. It has a population of 1,573,544, and is located on a latitue of 11.56 and longitude of 104.92.
Phnom Penh is also the political center of Cambodia, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Phnom Penh, the Capital Of Cambodia
|Elevation||20 meters over sea level|
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