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Where is Cambodia?

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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.

Cambodia shares land borders with 3 countries: Thailand, Vietnam, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

To learn more, visit our detailed Cambodia section.

Quick facts

Population 14,952,665
Density 84.7 / km2 ( 219.4 / mi2 )
Language Central Khmer
Independence Year 1953
Capital Phnom Penh (Phnom Penh)
Currency Riel
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
Minimum Longitude 102.350
Maximum Longitude 107.620
Mininum Latitude 9.910
Maximum Latitude 14.690

What is the capital of Cambodia?

map showing the location of Cambodia
Location of Phnom Penh on a map.

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

City Phnom Penh
Country Cambodia
Population 1,573,544
Longitude 104.91601000
Latitude 11.56245000
Elevation 20 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Cambodia

Rank City Population
#1Phnom Penh1,573,544
#5Siem Reap139,458
#6Paoy Pet79,000
#7Kampong Chhnang75,244
#8Kampong Cham61,750
#10Ta Khmau52,066

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.