Welcome To The Kingdom of Cambodia

By: Jackson Trevino & Davis Fisher

Cambodia on a Map

Cambodia is located in southeast Asia. Cambodia's neighbors are Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and the Gulf of Thailand

Tourist Attractions

Five Fun Facts

  1. Cambodia's currency, The Cambodian Riel, is worth 0.00025 of a US Dollar!
  2. Half of Cambodia's population is under the age of 15!
  3. Cambodia's flag is the only flag that has a building on it, Angkor Wat!
  4. 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!
  5. Traditionally Cambodians do not celebrate their birthdays, some citizens don't even know their birthdays!

Statistics

Pop: 15.14 million

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

Culture

  • 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