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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 

DateDateHolidayComments
TuesdayJanuary 01International New Year Day
MondayJanuary 07Victory over Genocide Day
TuesdayFebruary 19Meak Bochea DayDate Varies depending on the Lunar Cycle
FridayMarch 08International Women’s Day
SundayApril 14Khmer New Year DayThe first day of Cambodian New Year
MondayApril 15Khmer New Year Day HolidayThe second day of Cambodian New Year
TuesdayApril 16Khmer New Year HolidayThe third day of Cambodian New Year
WednesdayMay 01International Labour Day
MondayMay 13King’s Birthday
TuesdayMay 14King’s Birthday Holiday
WednesdayMay 15King’s Birthday Holiday
SaturdayMay 18Visak Bochea DayBirth of Buddha
MondayMay 20Day of Remembrance
WednesdayMay 22Royal Plowing ceremony
SaturdayJune 01Children’s Day
TuesdayJune 18Kings Mother Birthday
TuesdaySeptember 24Constitutional Day
FridaySeptember 27Ancestor Day
SaturdaySeptember 28Ancestor Day Holiday
SundaySeptember 29Ancestor Day Holiday
TuesdayOctober 15Commemoration Day of King’s Father
WednesdayOctober 23Paris Peace Agreement Day
TuesdayOctober 29King’s Coronation Day
SaturdayNovember 09Independence Day
SundayNovember 10Water Festival Ceremony
MondayNovember 11Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
TuesdayNovember 12Water Festival Ceremony Holiday
TuesdayDecember 10International 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 2019, 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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