Country and Capital

The population of Cambodia is 14 871 499 it is amazing because Cambodia in land size is actually really small.The capital city of Cambodia Phnom Penh the population is about 2.2 million.

Cambodian flag

Climate and Land Mass

The average temperature is 34 degrees in summer and 26 degrees in winter.

The land size in Cambodia is 181,035 square kilometres with 443 km of coastline.


The population of Cambodia is 14.86 million it has grown 8.191million since the Vietnam War.


Thearavada Buddhism is the main religion in Cambodia which is practised by 95 percent of the population.


Khmer is the language of the Khmer people and the main language of Cambodia. It is the second most widely spoken austroasiatic (after Vietnamese).

Historical Highlights

Cambodia’s history has been a story of rise and fall. The early days of Rulers Funan and Chen La were followed by the emergence of the powerful empire of Angkor.


The economy of Cambodia says it is allowed to trade with anyone they want in the world. The economy has seen rapid economic progress in the last decade. Cambodia's two largest industries are textiles and tourism, while agricultural activities remain the main source of income for many Cambodians living in rural areas. Agriculture, including fishing and forestry, employs nearly 75% of the population.


Education in Cambodia is controlled by the State through the Ministry of Education and Cambodias education is at a national level. Educational recovery has been a high priority, with six years of primary education now compulsory. However, levels of attendance for girls, especially in secondary school, is poor.


The quality of health in Cambodia is rising. As of 2010, the life expectancy is 60 years for males and 65 years for females, a major improvement since 1999 when the average life expectancy was 49.8 for females and 46.8 for males. This is a huge jump for only eleven years.

Living Conditions

Home for many Cambodians is a small house or hut on stilts made of wood or bamboo, which often houses with many generations of families. The staple diet is rice and fish, which is often the only source of protein. Most people live in villages of 100 to 400 families. More than one-fifth of households are now headed by women.

Natural Resources

Iron - there are large deposits of iron ore amounting to about 5.2 million tons.

Petroleum - In late 1969, the Cambodian government granted a permit to a French company to explore for petroleoum in the Gulf of Thailand. By 1972 none had been located, and exploration ceased when the Khmer Republic fell in 1975. Subsequent oil and gas discoveries in the Gulf of Thailand and in the South China sea.

Envirommental Issues

The resulting higher quantities of untreated urban domestic sewage, industrial waste and solid waste are polluting surface and ground water in many of Cambodia’s cities and towns.