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Cambodia's Information

Flag of Cambodia
Land Area 176,515 km2
Water Area 4,520 km2
Total Area 181,035km2 (#88)
Population 15,957,223 (#68)
Population Density 90.40/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $58.94 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,700
Currency Riels (KHR)
Largest Cities
Cambodia Flag:
Flag of Cambodia

The Cambodia flag was officially adopted on June 29, 1993.

Red and blue are the traditional colors of the country, and the famed Angkor Wat temple is featured in white.

Larger Cambodia flag

Cambodia Coat of Arms:
Flag of Cambodia

Cambodia's coat of arms is composed of two lions, one with an elephant trunk and the other a rajasingha (royal lion). The two lions hold onto royal five-tiered umbrellas symbolizing the King and Queen, and stand on top of a blue ribbon displaying the phrase 'Preah Chao Krung Kampuchea' (King of the Kingdom of Cambodia).

A royal crown is situated between the lions, with an Unalome sign beneath it, and a ray of light on top.

Cambodia Trivia

What Languages Are Spoken In Cambodia?

Cambodia has a single official language which is Khmer. It is spoken by nearly 90% of the country's population. The language is used in government, administration, education, media, and more. After the Vietnamese language, Khmer is also the second most widely spoken Austroasiatic language.

What Language Is Spoken In Cambodia?

What Kind of Government Does Cambodia Have?

Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy, where the Monarch is head of state and the Prime Minister is the head of government.

What Type Of Government Does Cambodia Have?

Which Is The Most Populous City In Cambodia?

Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, is the most populous city in the country with a population of more than 1.5 million residents. Phnom Penh is situated at the meeting point of the Tonle Sap River and Mekong River in the southern region of Cambodia.

Biggest Cities In Cambodia

What is Angkor Wat?

Angkor Wat temple is unique from all of the other temples in the area. While the other temples are aligned towards the east, it is aligned to the west. This aspect has given it an extra beauty especially during the sunset. UNESCO in collaboration with the Cambodian government has put in place measures to curb commercial and mass tourism to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the site.

Angkor Sites Of The Khmer Empire, Cambodia

What are the ethnic groups of Cambodia?

Khmer makes up about 91% of the population followed by Vietnamese and Chinese at 3% and 1% respectively.

Ethnic Groups In Cambodia

What is the highest mountain in Cambodia?

Phnom Aural in the Cardamom Range of south-central Cambodia is the country's highest point at 5,948 feet above sea level.

Highest Mountains In Cambodia

About the Author

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