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 Public Holiday List
|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.
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.
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.
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 ៛.
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.
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.
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.
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.