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Cambodia Holidays

Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2019

Cambodia is officially called the Kingdom of Cambodia. It is located in the South Eastern part of Asia and shares its border with Thailand in the Northwest, Vietnam in the East, the Gulf of Thailand in the Southwest, and Laos in the Northeast. With the area of 181,035 sq. Kilometer its population consisting of 13 million individuals. Khmer is the official language of Cambodia. This country has derived from the rule of the Khmer Rouge. It is also a part of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Cambodia

Cambodia Public Holiday List 

Date Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 International New Year Day
Monday January 07 Victory over Genocide Day
Tuesday February 19 Meak Bochea Day Date Varies depending on the Lunar Cycle
Friday March 08 International Women’s Day
Sunday April 14 Khmer New Year Day The first day of Cambodian New Year
Monday April 15 Khmer New Year Day Holiday The second day of Cambodian New Year
Tuesday April 16 Khmer New Year Holiday The third day of Cambodian New Year
Wednesday May 01 International Labour Day
Monday May 13 King’s Birthday
Tuesday May 14 King’s Birthday Holiday
Wednesday May 15 King’s Birthday Holiday
Saturday May 18 Visak Bochea Day Birth of Buddha
Monday May 20 Day of Remembrance
Wednesday May 22 Royal Plowing ceremony
Saturday June 01 Children’s Day
Tuesday June 18 Kings Mother Birthday
Tuesday September 24 Constitutional Day
Friday September 27 Ancestor Day
Saturday September 28 Ancestor Day Holiday
Sunday September 29 Ancestor Day Holiday
Tuesday October 15 Commemoration Day of King’s Father
Wednesday October 23 Paris Peace Agreement Day
Tuesday October 29 King’s Coronation Day
Saturday November 09 Independence Day
Sunday November 10 Water Festival Ceremony
Monday November 11 Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
Tuesday November 12 Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
Tuesday December 10 International Human Rights Day

Capital of Cambodia

The national capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh. This city is known as the pearl of Asia and has grown to become the economic, industrial, and cultural center of the country.

capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh

Prime Minister of Cambodia

Mr. Hun Sen is the 30th acting President Cambodia and elected in 1998, on Nov-30. He is serving as Prime Minister since 1985 and becomes longest-serving Prime Minister of Cambodia.

Mr. Hun Sen

Population of Cambodia

According to an estimate in 2020, on March-19, the total calculation of Cambodia is 16,413,921 which is equivalent to 0.21% of the total world’s population. Cambodia ranked at 72nd among the most populated countries.

Flag of Cambodia

The national flag is consisting of three bands of blue, red and blue color along with the white depiction of Angkor Wat located in the center.

Cambodia Flag 3D Rendering on Blue Sky Building Background

Currency of Cambodia

The national currency of Cambodia is the Cambodian Riel. The official code for currency is KHR and most commonly used symbol is .

Currency of Cambodia

Religion of Cambodia

The official religion of Cambodia is Buddhism because 97% of the population related to Theravada Buddhism. While the other religion includes Islam, Christianity, and Tribal Animism.

Religion of Cambodia

Dialing code of Cambodia

The international dialing code of Cambodia is +855.

Crime Rate of Cambodia

Cambodia has a crime index 52.53 and safety index 47.47 in the world.

Famous Airport of Cambodia

Cambodia serves many national and international flights on a daily basis. Some of the busiest airports are Ratanakiri Airport which serves Ban Lung city in Ratanakiri province, Battambang Airport which serves Battambang city in Battambang province, Kampong Cham Airport which serves Kampong Cham city in Kampong Cham province, Kampong Chhnang Airport which serves Kampong Chhnang city in Kampong Chhnang province, Kampot Airport which serves Kampot city in Kampot province, and Koh Kong Airport which serves Koh Kong city in Koh Kong province.

Airport of Cambodia

Top Destinations of Cambodia

It is a small country but still, it is fully packed with beaches, jungles, flat plains, and rolling hills etc. Some of the best places to visit in Cambodia are Kampot, Siem Reap, Kep, Kratie, Mondulkiri, Koh Rong Samleom, Preah Vihear, and the Cardamom Mountains.

Siem Reap

Mondulkiri

Area of Cambodia

The total area of Cambodia is 181,035 sq. Kilometer.

GDP of Cambodia

In 2017, the estimated GDP of Cambodia is worth almost 22.16 billion US Dollars. It is equivalent to 0.04% percent of the total world’s economy.

Sports of Cambodia

The most commonly played sports in Cambodia are Bokator, Pradal Serey, Khmer Traditional Wrestling, Football, and Martial Arts.

Sports of Cambodia

Cambodian Water Festival

Cambodian Water Festival, also known as Bon Om Touk, is a three-day festival that is celebrated on the full moon in October or November. This festival is celebrated as a reversal of the flow between the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers. In the rainy season, the Tonle Sap river flows reverse and flows upstream to Ton due to a large amount of water.

Cambodian Water Festival night time

 

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