Welcome To The Kingdom of Cambodia
By: Jackson Trevino & Davis Fisher
Angkor Wat is a timple in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Angkor Wat used to be a Hindu Temple but now is a Buddhist Temple. It is one of the 7 wonders of the world.
Angkor Thom or "Great City" was the most enduring capitol city of the Khmer Empire. The site has giant sculptures and a giant tree growing on top of a building. Today Angkor Thom is a popular tourist attraction.
Phnom Pehn is Cambodia's capital city. The City is known for its beautiful and historic tourist attractions and architecture.
Phnom Pehn is home to about 2.2 million people out of Cambodia's 15.14 million.
Five Fun Facts
- Cambodia's currency, The Cambodian Riel, is worth 0.00025 of a US Dollar!
- Half of Cambodia's population is under the age of 15!
- Cambodia's flag is the only flag that has a building on it, Angkor Wat!
- Cambodia has been changing it's Name based on its government; When Cambodia was republican it was called the Khmer Republic, When Cambodia was democratic it was the Khmer Rouge Regime, Today it is a Constitutional Monarchy and called the Kingdom of Cambodia!
- Traditionally Cambodians do not celebrate their birthdays, some citizens don't even know their birthdays!
GDP: 1,006.84 USD Per Capita
Capital City: Phnom Penh
Ruler/King: King Norodom Sihamoni
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Economy: Market Economy
Currency: Cambodian Riel
Official Language: Khmer
Infant Mortality Rate: 33 deaths per 1,000 live births.
Literacy Rate; Male: 85.1% Female: 70.9%
Official Religion: Buddhism
- Religion plays a giant role in Cambodian lives, 96.3% of Cambodian citizens are Buddhist.
- Most Cambodian citizens like to watch and preform martial arts.
- Cambodian Citizens preform long ceremonies for weddings that can last up to 3 days and 3 nights
- Cambodian woman usually learn and perform traditional dances at ceremonies