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Geography Statistics of Cambodia

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
  • Coastline: 275.27 miles (443 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 68,152 sq miles (176,515 sq km)
    (water) 1,745 sq miles (4,520 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 69,898 sq miles (181,035 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 20 provinces in Cambodia. They are Banteay Mean Chey, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Koh Kong, Kracheh, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Chey, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanakir, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng and Takao.

    There are four municipalities: Keb, Pailin, Phnom Penh and Preah Seihanu
  • Horizontal Width: 232.07 miles (373.49 km) from Poipet east to Stung Treng
  • Vertical Length: 208.42 miles (335.43 km) from Siemreab north to Kampot

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Geographic Center: 103.72 miles (166.92 km) directly west of Kratie
  • Highest Point: Phnum Aoral 5,938 ft. (1,810 m)
  • Lowest Point: Gulf of Thailand 0m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

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?

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 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?

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 are the Ecological Regions of Cambodia?

Indochinese mountains, forests, and the Mekong River embody the physical landscape and habitats of Cambodia. Ecological regions include the Annamite Range Moist Forests and the Central Indochina Dry Forests.

Ecological Regions Of 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

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